Articles tagged with: Netherlands
Liberia, a West African state, went through years of political and social unrest that turned the lives of millions of people upside down and left behind 200,000 fatalities. The years of convoluted political puzzle and violence ended with one of the main players in the conflicts, Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia, being charged by Special Court for Sierra Leone in the Hague, Netherlands (Holland), with 11 counts of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious violations of international humanitarian law.
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Recent years, and now 2010, are seen as years of great natural disasters that also in a great way unify good people all over the world that are rushing to aid those who are suffering. That occasional need involves practically all the continents including Africa. But, in recent years, we need to pay attention also to another type of aid that is being supplied in abundance. This one, however, is actually greatly capable of harming people; it is the “weapon aid”.
Their stories are numerous, some similar and others flavored by particular struggles in specific sites of discontent. Overall, their attitudes are of stubborn resilience, hope, and survival in environments desperate for their labor but resentful of their presence. Unlike their predecessors who went to European countries…