Blog Action Day 2011: On the Right to Food, Hunger and Poverty

The right to food is a Human Right: it might be good to be reminded of that fact as we watch around 6 million children die per year as a result of starvation and related diseasesi. The right to food sends us back to the very rights to live, and to live in dignity. It … Continue reading

Blog Action Day: Water in the Middle East, a Human Rights Issue

The idea that we’re taking water away from someone else is simply preposterous  Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev Today is Blog Action Day, a day when bloggers around the world unite and write about one topic that has been globally chosen. This year’s theme is access to (clean) water, which in many countries across the … Continue reading

Climate Change: More than a Weather Issue

This post is part of the global effort of blog action day that encourages bloggers around the world to blog on the same topic on the same day : Anyone strutting down the overcrowded and over polluted streets of Beirut, Damascus or Cairo would never think that Middle Eastern societies care much for the … Continue reading