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Almost 690 million people suffered from hunger in 2019, up by 10 million from 2018, and by nearly 60 million in five years
WFP Executive Director David Beasley has told the UN Security Council that there are 135 million people already facing crisis levels of hunger or worse. This is coupled with an additional 130 million people worldwide who are on the edge of starvation prompted by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
We need to stop wasting food, while other might die out of not having it: Founder says
Giving women the same tools and resources as men, such as financial support, education, and access to markets, could reduce the number of hungry people worldwide by up to 150 million. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other humanitarian agencies estimate that 925 million people across the world are undernourished. Of this number, …
Prison administration ignores demands and health condition of prisoners, says the campaign
Climate change, a growing population and food market speculation mean in the future it will be more difficult to feed the world. How can we make sure everyone has enough to eat in an age of global interdependence?
Drought in Kenya’s West Pokot County has left hundreds of thousands of people on the brink of starvation. The Kenyan government has yet to intervene, forcing residents to move to other counties in search of food.
El Nino was one of the main issues at the first World Summit for Humanitarian Aid in Istanbul. As a result of this weather phenomenon, many African countries are being severely hit by drought, hunger and floods.
Zimbabwean government is seeking some $1,5 Billion(1,4 billion Euro) from donors to avert hunger which has already hit more than a quarter of the population. However, challenges remain before that money comes along.
73 Syrian and Palestinian refugees detained in Karmooz police station
The defendants stand accused of violating the Protest Law, issued by then-interim president Adly Mansour in November 2013.
Activist has been on hunger strike for 360 days to protest his detention
Freelance photojournalist has managed to send an open letter from prison
Hunger strikers call for release of prisoners under Protest Law
Egyptian-American detainee’s health deteriorating after 231 days on hunger strike
Dozens have recently started hunger strikes to call for release of political prisoners and for abolishing the infamous Protest Law
The international human rights watchdog says testimonies and available information suggest that the charges are “almost certainly baseless”
Renowned lawyer’s two children, who were allowed to attend the memorial, were taken back to prison afterwards
The journalist staged a sit-in in objection to his suspension, but Al-Ahram chairman says he was never hired
Imprisoned political activist and blogger has been refused proper treatment, his brother says
Prosecution begins investigation into reports of alleged torture of 70 detainees
Thousands of Palestinians came out to celebrate his return to Issawiya, honking car horns and waving flags of different Palestinian groups, witnesses said.
Former employees of the old Al-Shaab newspaper are demanding the government uphold an agreement made under Mubarak’s reign
Israel continues solitary confinement of Palestinian prisoners as more attention is directed towards their plight