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Mystery of sleeping refugee children who shut down in coma-like state

For nearly two decades Sweden has been battling a mysterious illness. Called Resignation Syndrome, it affects only the children of asylum-seekers, who withdraw completely, ceasing to walk or talk, or open their eyes. Eventually they recover. But why does this only seem to occur in Sweden?…


Lebanon: Torture of Syrian refugees arbitrarily detained on counter-terror charges

Lebanese security forces have committed shocking violations against Syrian refugees who have been arrested, often arbitrarily, on terrorism-related charges….

These 10 Countries in Conflict Are the Worst Places to Be a Child

Did you know: 415 million children worldwide are right now living in war zones and areas of conflict? That’s almost 18% – or 1 in 6 – of all the world’s children according to Save the children….


In Syria : 90% of children need support

The war in Syria has left the lives and futures of a generation of children hanging by a thread, UNICEF warned today, as the conflict nears the 10-year mark. The situation for many children and families remains precarious, …


Number of Children of Unknown Parentage in Northern Syria Soars

Throughout the war in Syria, which is entering its 10th year, the phenomenon of deserting newborn babies has dramatically increased in northern Syria….


Video of Girl Reporting Rape by her Paternal Uncle, Neighbor Shocks Moroccans

A video of a girl, aged 13, has shaken the Moroccan society powerfully as she assured, with uncontrollable tears, that she was raped and sexually assaulted by her paternal uncle and a neighbor. …