Category Archives: UNICEF

CAR: Worsening Conditions

Amnesty International Warns of Ethnic Cleansing Tens of thousands of Muslims have fled the Central African Republic in recent weeks and many more have been murdered or mutilated in the streets.  This led Amnesty International to voice fears of the development of a situation of ethnic cleansing in the country.  The continuing bloodshed, despite peacekeeper… Continue reading

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“PLANET AGAINST SEABOARD” and Other Sentimental Fictions

In his analysis of Cloud Atlas, Killian C. Quigley takes a deeper look into the sentiments that transcend the human experience and why they affect us so deeply. He considers the novel not simply a book, but a collection of human struggles that connect not only the characters within the stories, but the readers as […] Continue reading

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