Amnesty International: Colgate, Nestlé, Unilever and others accused of turning blind eye on child labor

Amnesty International Wednesday cited nine multinational including Colgate, Nestlé and Unilever as global brands profiting from grave human and child right abuses in Indonesia. The London-based group through its report titled “The great palm oil scandal: Labour abuses behind big Read more

Belgium Condemns Israel for Approving Construction of 463 Homes in Occupied West Bank

Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders has “strongly condemned” on Tuesday the adoption by Israel of 463 housing construction plans as well as the retroactive approval of 179 other homes in various West Bank settlements. “These decisions seriously undermine any possibility Read more

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama Visiting Morocco

U.S. first Lady Michelle Obama is visiting Morocco to promote education for girls in the North African Kingdom, one of Washington’s major allies in the region. Michelle Obama, who is accompanied by her two daughters, Sasha and Malia, was greeted Read more

Crans Montana Forum of Dakhla, Best Illustration of South-South Cooperation

The prestigious Swiss NGO, Crans Montana Forum is holding its annual conference in the southern Moroccan City of Dakhla (17-22 March) for the 2nd year in a row, confirming Morocco’s determination to become a regional hub for South-South cooperation. In Read more

Israel Throws out on the Street Scores of Palestinians

Israeli bulldozers arrived in the villages of Jinba and Halawa south of Hebron in the West Bank on Tuesday and razed down more than 20 buildings in the area they claim was designated as a military firing range in the Read more

Egypt: NGO Verdicts Irk U.S. & Europe, Sparking New Crisis ?

The guilty verdicts and sentences handed down by an Egyptian court against  several workers for non-government organizations have prompted anger and outrage both in Washington and Brussels, and may result in diplomatic crisis. The U.S. administration and European governments have Read more