The horrifying ways North Korea treats its own people Play

The horrifying ways North Korea treats its own people

North Korea is one of the most repressive authoritarian states in the world. A 2014 United Nations Commission of Inquiry report on human rights in North Korea stated that systematic, widespread, and gross human rights violations committed by the government included murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortion, and other sexual violence, and constituted crimes against humanity. Sep 8, 2017
Who Is Jacob Rees-Mogg? Play

Who Is Jacob Rees-Mogg?

The North East Somerset MP has been tipped by many to become the next leader of the Conservative Party, and despite some controversial views has risen to the forefront of UK politics in recent months. Sep 8, 2017
Is private investment the future of NGO funding? Play

Is private investment the future of NGO funding?

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is currently building three much needed physical rehabilitation centers in Mali, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo, all of which are funded by the recently launched Humanitarian Impact Bonds. These work by gaining initial funds from private investors to build and develop the centers over a five year period. The ICRC then receives money from various governments and organizations depending on the success of this, which is in turn given back to the investors, ideally at a profit. Sep 8, 2017
Florida man pulls gun on motorist waiting at gas station before Hurricane Irma hits Play

Florida man pulls gun on motorist waiting at gas station before Hurricane Irma hits

A man got out of his vehicle and pointed a gun at the windshield of another car at a gas station in Miami, Florida, as motorists waited in line to get gas ahead of Hurricane Irma. According to the person who filmed this video, a line of cars was waiting to fill up at the gas station. The man got out of his vehicle, irate, and pointed a gun at the other car. Sep 8, 2017
Deadly earthquake hits southern Mexico Play

Deadly earthquake hits southern Mexico

An earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Sept. 7, killing at least five people, triggering small tsunami waves and damaging some buildings. The epicenter was 54 miles (87km) southwest of the town of Pijijiapan in the southern state of Chiapas, at a depth of 43 miles. Sep 8, 2017