On May 10th, @hrw will launch its index on corporal punishment of children in the Middle East and North Africa. Stay tuned...
Many of the countries without #PressFreedom are in the Middle East and Africa. Regimes that are hostile to journalists are also the most abusive. The trauma we face as both women and journalists is disturbing and says a lot about the state of human rights. #WorldPressFreedomDay
Researchers estimate that half of the population in the Middle East and North Africa (600 million people), will face “annually recurring super-extreme” and “ultra-extreme” heat waves by 2100.
It is a travesty that this country failed to properly commemorate Black and Brown people across Africa, India and the Middle East who died for Britain in World War 1. It is a stain that their sacrifice was ignored for so long. The Unremembered must now be remembered.
"If we don't vaccinate Africa and Asia and the Middle East in 2021... the disease will spread and it will continue to mutate" Former PM Gordon Brown is calling on G7 countries to commit £22bn for yearly vaccinations for lower-income countries
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo thanked the leaders of both countries for their commitment to increasing peace and prosperity throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
oh yeah...and just agreed to routing for EUROPE, RUSSIA, MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, AUSTRALIA and NZ, South America, and S AFRICA BELIEVE TOUR dates
Nearly every country has the coronavirus, as this map shows, and many are continuing to experience a rising number of cases each day. There are emerging hot spots in Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
The first doctors on the front line of the UK pandemic have died after contracting #COVID19 All four men were Muslim & had ancestry in regions including Africa, Asia & the Middle East. We profile the doctors who have sadly passed away in this thread 👇
3⃣0⃣ years in Africa. 1⃣1⃣ years in South America. The third chapter in the history of Dakar Rally is opening now… moving to the Middle East. ➡️ Next Dakar will be held in Saudi Arabia ?? More details about this adventure will be announced on the 25th of April…#Dakar2020
Exclusive: New analysis estimates billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the Middle East.
College Board is changing the AP World History curriculum to start at 1450 — i.e. the height of European colonial power. Critics say this will make high school history classes Eurocentric and erase the pre-colonial histories of Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas.