With homelessness on the rise and an economic crisis looming, Germany faces a reckoning.
Images capture the joy on young people’s faces as minors are allowed out to play for the first time since April 3.
The Syrian regime killed at least 186 children in chemical attacks, the Syrian Network for Human Rights said. Another 305 children died of malnutrition and medicine shortages in the areas besieged by the regime.
UNICEF Spokesperson Toby Fricker said that some 1.3 million people, including around 650,000 children, are now in need of some form of humanitarian assistance.
Despite committing grave violations, certain countries responsible for war crimes against children have been omitted from the UN Secretary-General’s new ‘list of shame’ report, Human Rights Watch says.
The police chief of Binjai town, Nugroho Tri Nuryanto, said a gas canister explosion may have set off the blaze, but that the cause still needed to be confirmed.
A California couple who pleaded guilty to years of starving and shackling 12 of their 13 children have been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
A Human Rights Watch report says the Iraqi and Kurdistan Regional Government authorities have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged Daesh affiliation and urges them to rehabilitate and reintegrate the children into society.
The children, all from the same family, ranged in age from three months to 17 years old, said a woman who lives next door.
At least 29 newborns and children have died, mainly due to exposure to the cold. Clashes in Deir Ezzor resulted in 20,000 people fleeing to northeastern Al Hol camp in past eight weeks, the UN agency says.
Aid group Save the Children says thousands of children under 5 years may have died of acute malnutrition since the civil war began in 2015. Meanwhile, UN calls for peace in Hudaida fell on deaf ears as the Saudi-led coalition renewed air strikes.
Prime suspect Siraj Ibn Wahhaj was also charged with abducting his three-year-old son from his home in Atlanta last December, prompting a cross-country manhunt that led authorities to the compound.
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