Since the controversial election of Saudi Arabia as the Chair of the Human Rights Council, criticism of the UN body has sparked. An overview of the horrid situation in Saudi Arabia and its legitimacy as head of the UNHRC.
The unbelievable conditions of the mentally ill people of China have recently been revealed to the world. Completely ignored by the government, avoided by the population and chained as animals by their own relatives. These are the people who have ceased to exist: they are “The Invisible”.
Many internet users perceive ads as a burden, and with the commercialisation of ever more spaces on the internet, there is also an increased need for countermeasures blocking the ads. The ad industry needs to look for alternative business models.
As Europe’s ‘refugee crisis’ has also reached its central and northern member states, Austria has been increasingly affected. The way it tries to manage the situation is quite similar to what can be observed at the European scale.
Gap years after high school, backpacking and work and travel abroad have become so normal in western countries, that an entire industry can thrive on these explorers. But while young backpackers collect nice experiences and gold stars on their CVs, a large number of people is suffering deeply from this industry.
Although they once were one of the largest and most industrious ethnic groups to immigrate to the USA, German Americans seem to have all but disappeared. Where did they go? I talked to one of the few remaining speakers of the Pennsylvanian German dialect.
As Europe dams off the Mediterranean, Middle Eastern refugees are stranded. Is the Middle East equipped to take in these rejects? A volunteer from a Lebanese refugee camp may have some answers.
As the Millennium Development Goals expire this year, the United Nations adopts a new agenda to transform the world into a fairer and more sustainable place. Close cooperation and devotion on all levels will be crucial to make these ambitious goals come to fruition.