Gambling on Hunger

Banks, hedge funds and pension funds are making huge profits gambling with food prices in unregulated financial markets. Food speculation leads to volatility and increase in global food prices, leaving nearly 1...

Update: Syrian Conflict

Following a meeting with the United Nations Human Rights Council, Navi Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights stated that the death toll had risen from 60,000 in January to nearly 70,000 dead since t...