We the undersigned organisations call upon UN Security Council members to take action to bring about an immediate ceasefire in Yemen, end the humanitarian crisis and support the UN Special Envoy's efforts towards an inclusive political solution to the conflict.
Burma: emergency relief for Kachin refugees – finally, after a blockade that lasted for one year
Göttingen, 17. Juni 2013
The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) received an urgent call for help from the multi-ethnic and multi-religious district of Qamishli in north-eastern Syria. Up to 5,000 dialysis patients are facing a slow death because they remaining intact hospitals cannot carry out the necessary blood purification procedures any more – and they have run out of needed medical supplies and medicines completely.
An urgent call for help from Sudan has reached the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) a few minutes ago. The Southern Sudanese physician Dr. Modesto Arkangelo reported to the human rights organization that about 70.000 members of the Dinka Ngok await fast help in the area of Abyei – a region near the border to South Sudan, which is rich in raw materials. They were forced to flee from invading Northern Sudanese troops. "These people left everything behind when their region was attacked last Saturday. They fled to the province Bar al-Ghazal in South Sudan.
New report condemns ten years of "official inertia"
Göttingen/London/Bern/Pri=B9tina/Prishtinë, 26. März 2009 - In their new Dossier reporting on the situation of Roma, Ashkali and Kosovo Egyptians housed in two heavy metal-contaminated refugee camps in North Mitrovica/Mitrovicë, Society for Threatened Peoples International/Gesellschaft f=FCr bedrohte Völker International (STPI/GfBV) and the Kosovo Medical Emergency Group (KMEG) describe the failure of international and national agencies to take appropriate action as scandalous.