This image has been seen by millions around the world – a special forces officer takes a six-month girl to safety out of the besieged school in Russia’s Beslan, North Ossetia. Ten years later, Rossiyskaya Gazeta has found the baby and her savior.
Over 100 children were forced to sit in detention in the UK, for simply wearing the wrong trousers. The incident happened at a school in Newcastle, where the kids were forced to miss classes for up to eight hours, local media report.
Nearly 500 protesters were arrested in three dozen US cities on Thursday as fast-food workers and supporters staged sit-ins and acts of civil disobedience nationwide to call attention to their low wages and lack of union representation.
The US leads Western nations in child homicide rates, while millions of children around the world are threatened with physical, sexual and emotional abuse, including murder, rape and bullying, a new UNICEF report revealed.
There were 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants in the US in March 2013, including some 2.6 million living in California ‒ which makes up 10 percent of the state’s workforce, according to two new studies released Wednesday.
Two dozen teens broke out of a common area at a Nashville juvenile detention center late Wednesday, wandering around the yard inside the facility’s fencing with wooden sticks and fire extinguishers. On Monday, 32 teens escaped the same facility.
Investigations into the hacking of celebrities’ iPhone accounts, which resulted in the leak of nude or semi-nude photos of various female personalities, have turned into a child abuse case, as one alleged victim was under 18 when some photos were taken.
South Yorkshire Police have announced an investigation into the force’s handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal. The Independent Police Complaints Commission will not oversee the probe, though law enforcement say the inquiry will be impartial.
Witnesses of the Beslan massacre, where terrorists held over a thousand people hostage in a school building, recall the three days of horror back in 2004. A former teacher and a student told RT about what they went through 10 years ago.