Tim Hume

Lebanon

Beirut Was Decimated in the Blast – Now It's Running Out of Water

Three hundred thousand people are struggling to access clean water and sanitation.
Tim Hume
9.1.20
Lebanon

‘It’s Mind-Boggling’: Lebanese Security Forces Condemned for Firing Tear Gas

Human rights organisations have called the actions against protestors in Beirut another damning indictment of the priorities of the country’s leaders.
Tim Hume
8.7.20
Lebanon

'Hang Up the Nooses': Anger Grows in Lebanon Over Revelations Officials Ignored Chemical Stockpile Warnings

The Lebanese government is accused of failing to heed six warnings to act on the the 2,750 ton stash of ammonium nitrate.
Tim Hume
8.6.20
Lebanon

Beirut Blast Will Send Lebanon ‘Rushing Towards Collapse,’ Say Experts

“Without help, Lebanon is going to become a failed state."
Tim Hume
8.5.20
Beirut explosions

Beirut Wakes Up Searching for Answers After Deadly Explosion

At least 100 people have been confirmed dead, and nearly 4,000 injured by blasts in the Lebanese capital yesterday.
Tim Hume
8.5.20
Lebanon

Massive Explosion Rocks Beirut: ‘I Haven't Seen Destruction On This Scale’

The explosion was reportedly felt as far away as Cyprus, some 150 miles away.
Tim Hume
8.5.20
Greece

Asylum Seekers Describe 'Gang-Style Violence' in Europe's Biggest Migrant Camp

Migrants and aid workers in Greece’s Moria migrant camp say residents are living in fear after the second fatal stabbing in recent weeks.
Tim Hume
8.3.20
Vice World News

Egypt Jailed Two TikTok Users for 'Violating Family Values'

Influencers Haneen Hossam and Mowada al-Adham were sentenced to two years in prison for inciting "immorality" on the social media platform.
Tim Hume
7.28.20
RACISM

Three Belgians Were Deported from Congo for Racist Facebook Posts About a Black Mayor

The men targeted Pierre Kompany, the Congolese-born mayor of a district in Brussels, who is also the father of Belgian football star Vincent Kompany.
Tim Hume
7.8.20
Hong Kong

Britain Has Offered Citizenship Rights to 3 Million Hong Kongers to Escape Beijing's Rule

Under new rules, eligible Hong Kong residents can live and work in the UK for five years, then apply for settled status, and then for citizenship.
Tim Hume
7.1.20
neo-nazis

Germany Just Banned a Neo-Nazi Group That Was Allegedly Plotting Terror Attacks

They had bought a plot of rural land to set up a separatist far-right community in the state of Thuringia.
Tim Hume
6.24.20
migration

Violence Is Exploding in Europe's Most Notorious Migrant Camp

Residents of the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos are living in fear under lockdown and a spate of vicious knife attacks.
Tim Hume
6.15.20
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