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Children

​Depression? There’s an app for that
Teenagers and young people with mental health problems such as depression and anxiety will be encouraged to use smartphone apps to treat their conditions, a government minister has said.

25.11.2014 15:16

It takes 28 civilian lives to kill a single terrorist leader – UK human rights group
Eliminating a specific terrorist leader is a ‘targeted killing’ according to the US. However, Britain’s Reprieve human-rights group calculated that it takes about 28 innocent lives to take out a single terrorist leader, often with multiple drone strikes.

25.11.2014 05:56

UN: 1 in 3 human trafficking victims a child, crime goes mostly unpunished
The number of children among human trafficking victims has increased from one in five to one in three over the last decade, according to a newly-released UN report. It also says the number of convictions for the crime is “extremely low.”

25.11.2014 05:52

Louisiana village bans pit bulls & Rottweilers, orders to collect them for disposal by Dec. 1
Pit bull terriers and Rottweilers were banned in Moreauville, Louisiana on October 13, as the village ordered all dogs of those breeds gone by December 1, threatening confiscation and "further disposition” of the dog should residents ignore the ban.

24.11.2014 17:43

‘Epidemic of police violence in US’: Black person killed every 28 hours
The recent murder of a 12-year-old black boy confirms there’s an epidemic of police violence in the black community in the US where the police seem to function as judge, jury and executioner, Brian Becker, director of the Answer Coalition told RT.

24.11.2014 15:05

#TangoDown: Anonymous close Cleveland City govt website over 12yo shooting death
The Hacktivist collective Anonymous have launched an attack on the official site for the City of Cleveland after 12-year-old Temir Rice was shot dead by local police for carrying a BB gun.

24.11.2014 09:05

Kids' crusade: ISIS abducting & indoctrinating children – UN
Islamic State are abducting and brainwashing children into joining their group, says a UN children’s representative. The organization says the militant faction are looking to “foster a new generation of supporters,” amongst young Syrians and Iraqis.

23.11.2014 15:44

12yo boy carrying toy gun shot dead by Cleveland police
A 12-year-old boy, who was shot in the stomach by the police while playing with a toy gun “resembling” a real pistol, has died in a Cleveland hospital.

23.11.2014 00:22

Washington man spent 19 yrs in jail on fake child molestation charges
A man in Washington state was freed Thursday after serving 19 years behind bars on child molestation charges that turned out to be fake. His accuser came forward two years ago to admit she made up the accusations to receive more of her mother’s attention.

22.11.2014 00:40

Watchdog lists '10 worst' toys NOT to give kids this holiday season
World Against Toys Causing Harm Inc. (WATCH) has listed the ten worst toys for children – not based on their appeal, but on those that can be deemed most hazardous in the clumsy hands of small children… Among them is a pencil catapult and a doll.

21.11.2014 14:54

Police teach anti-extremism classes in UK schools, fight radicalisation
British schools are to introduce lessons designed to deter pupils from terrorism and violence, as part of a wider anti-extremism strategy being implemented across the UK.

21.11.2014 16:24

Jerusalem mayor: Revoke citizenship for terrorists’ families
The mayor of Jerusalem has called on Israeli authorities to revoke the citizenship of family members of terrorists. This proposal was made in response to growing tensions between Palestinians and Israelis.

21.11.2014 12:42