Put women’s rights ‘front and centre’ of climate policies: Bachelet |

“While I welcome the international attention on climate change’s impact on women and girls over the last decade, we must urgently also focus on...

ICC at 20: Five things you should know about the International Criminal Court |

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Court on 1 July 2022, here are five ways that the ICC is helping build a more...

Mayor Ras J. Baraka’s statement on Supreme Court overturning Roe V. Wade

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). “The repulsive Supreme Court decision today to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing the right to an abortion, has set...

African American Policy Forum’s statement on bodily autonomy

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Statement by AAPF — Today, an illegitimate Supreme Court—stacked with radical conservative justices who lied to Congress about their adherence to the...

IOM and UNHCR Deplore Loss of Life at Nador-Melilla Crossing

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) express profound sadness and concern...

Reimagining Public Safety and Law Enforcement in America

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Recorded May 13, 2022, Baltimore, MD — Town hall meeting held during the three-day symposium Beyond “Reforming” the Police: Reimagining Public...

Report Back from Rainbow/Push Conference and Power of Black Vote

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Monday, June 27, 2022  — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka “The Professor” is joined by...

You searched for value – USCRI

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ...

After Juneteenth – Reparations Now

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Julianne Malveaux — Juneteenth, or June 19, 2022, was marked with fireworks and concerts, parades, and proclamations, a big difference from...

Internet shutdowns impact human rights, economy, and day to day life |

When major communication channels and networks are slowed down or blocked, this means thousands, even millions of people are deprived of their only means...

Belgian PM Issues Apology for Murder of Revolutionary Lumumba

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Lumumba served as the first prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) from June until September 1960....

There’s no freedom without reparations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Keeping the promise of “40 acres and a mule” might have transformed life for Black Americans. A movement to secure payments...

The Centering and Sustaining Beauty of Soul

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). This is Black Music Month and we share again these sensitivities, thoughts and practice of Blackness as music and magic at...

Supporting UN’s Palestine refugee agency, means ‘investing in stability for the region’ |

“It means investing in the economic and social wellbeing of Palestine refugees and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),” Secretary-General António Guterres told the...

“Everyone Wants to Succeed”: Creating Sustainable Alternatives to Irregular Migration in Senegal

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Vélingara, June 2022 – In Vélingara, a rural town along Senegal’s southern highway, 570 kilometres south of the capital Dakar, 33-year-old...

Cabo Verde: ‘Unprecedented’ food insecurity triggers social and economic emergency |

Recent hard-won gains in food security and nutrition are at risk, the UN agency said, forcing the government this week to declare a social...

“I Saw Myself Reflected”: Sharing Migrants’ Experiences through Telenovela

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Despite the difficulties, for the Valcin sisters the telenovela was a very special learning experience: "The day we saw the river...

Electoral Victory of Colombians Petro and Marquez is Unprecedented

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By W. T. Whitney, CounterPunch — The comment overflowed with enthusiasm: “June 19 will be remembered as a day of the people and will...

Emergency Assistance Dispatched to Earthquake-Hit Provinces in Afghanistan

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Paktika – Teams from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are on the ground in Paktika and Khost provinces assisting hundreds...

Thousands Need Urgent Help as Gold Rush Fuels Clashes in Northern Chad

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). N’Djamena – Thousands of people are believed to be in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Northern Chad following deadly clashes...

Violence against indigenous women, ‘legacy of colonialism’ rooted in racism |

“This violence is rooted in historic and unequal patriarchal power structures, racism, exclusion, and marginalization enabled by a legacy of colonialism,” said the UN...

Iran urged to halt imminent finger amputation of eight prisoners |

The men were sentenced to “have four fingers on their right hands completely cut off so that only the palms of their hands and...

J.A.M. Aiwuyor appointed to the National African American Reparations Commission

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Appointment will help further organization’s fight for justice. New York, NY — The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), has announced that...

J.A.M. Aiwuyor appointed to the National African American Reparations Commission

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Appointment will help further organization’s fight for justice. New York, NY — The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), has announced that...