some of today’s concerns

Saudi-led naval blockade worsens Yemen humanitarian disaster, on The Guardian, by Julian Borger, June 5, 2015: Aid agencies say embargo imposed by US and UK-backed Arab coalition has had dramatic effect, with nearly 80% of population in urgent need;

Hackers swipe confidential files on 4 million federal workers, on Consumer Affairs, by James R. Hood, June 5, 2015: Second major breach in a year of federal personnel records. Hackers have gained access to confidential personnel records of more than 4 million current and retired federal employees, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management OPM said late Thursday. It’s the second major breach of federal personnel records in a year …;    

DNA carries traces of past events meaning poor lifestyle can affect future generations, on, by Sarah Knapton, June 4, 2015: Scientists now know that our DNA is being altered all the time by environment, lifestyle and traumatic events;

Kiev’s Repression of Anti-Fascism in Odessa, on Global, by Eric Draitser, June 4, 2015: The Reality of the Repression;

Reformatting Ukraine is on the agenda, on Oriental, by Vitaly Lexbin (Russia), June 3, 2015;

Find on KASHMIR and IDPs, by K.N. Pandita, since April 2015:

on en.wikipedia:

  • Internally displaced person IDP is someone who is forced to flee his or her home but who remains within his or her country’s borders. They are often referred to as refugees, although they do not fall within the current legal definition of a refugee. At the end of 2006 it was estimated there were 24.5 million IDPs in some 52 countries. The region with the largest IDP population is Africa with some 11.8 million in 21 countries …; /International law; /See also; /External Links;
  • Not to be confused with the term displaced person, which may include both internally displaced persons and refugees;


  • Wenn die Fifa nicht an sich selbst scheitern will, in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen FAZ, von Michael Ashelm, 5. Juni 2015: Im Fifa-Skandal werden die Baustellen des Weltverbandes sichtbar. Notwendig ist vor allem eine Amtszeitbegrenzung für Funktionäre. Und noch mehr. Eine Analyse … Die unhaltbaren Zustände werden dabei den Spezifika des Fußballgeschäfts zugeschrieben: ein begehrtes Produkt, sprudelnde Geldquellen, kaum kontrollierte Funktionäre an den Schaltstellen der Macht und ein altbewährtes Patronage-System. Wer über kriminelle Energie verfügt, für den hat dieser weitgehend unterregulierte Fußballmarkt eine große Verführungskraft. Jedoch ist das nur die halbe Wahrheit …;
  • Blazer’s Admission brings SA back into focus, on Eyewitness, by Jean Smyth, June 4, 2015: former Fifa executive Chuck Blazer admitted to accepting bribes for the 1998 & 2010 World Cups;
  • Ein Tsunami gegen die Korruption im Fußball, in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen FAZ, 28. Mai 2015: der Korruptionsskandal um den Weltverband Fifa erschüttert die Fußball-Welt. Im Mittelpunkt der Kritik steht Präsident Joseph Blatter. Das schreibt die internationale Presse zum „Fifagate“;
  • Further pressure on Blatter as allegations of 10m dollar bribe emerge, on euronews, by Sarah Joanne Taylor, June 2, 2015 [video 0.55 min;

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