COMING UP – The 20th anniversary of the protection of civilians agenda

COMING UP – The 20th anniversary of the protection of civilians agenda

Posted by: on May 17, 2019 | No Comments

In 1999, the protection of civilians in armed conflict became a specific item on the agenda of the UN Security Council. Today, civilians are still bearing the brunt of the conflicts in Libya, Myanmar, Nigeria, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen… Civil Society Organisations, including HI, will be in New York next week to call States for concrete action.

ALERT – Syria: HI condemns the bombing of populated areas in Idlib

ALERT – Syria: HI condemns the bombing of populated areas in Idlib

Posted by: on May 16, 2019 | No Comments

As fighting intensifies in north-western Syria, particularly in the city of Idlib and southern Idlib province, HI is concerned about the plight of thousands of civilians directly exposed to bombing.

ALERT- Violence between Gaza and Israel: explosive weapons cause serious injuries

ALERT- Violence between Gaza and Israel: explosive weapons cause serious injuries

Posted by: on May 7, 2019 | No Comments

More than 30 people were killed in the exchanges of rocket fire and airstrikes between Gaza and Israel over the weekend.

ALERT – 4 years of war in Yemen: 25 Yemeni and global NGOs call on Germany to extend its moratorium on arms sales to Saudi Arabia

ALERT – 4 years of war in Yemen: 25 Yemeni and global NGOs call on Germany to extend its moratorium on arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Posted by: on Mar 27, 2019 | No Comments

HI, along with other organizations working to protect civilians in armed conflict, addressed a joint letter to the German Chancellor.