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Mohammed is a 40-day-old newborn who fled with his family from Hajjah to Sa'ada in Yemen. The used to live in the open before UNHCR and partners helped them. ©UNHCR/Jamal Al-Bareay

Yemen: the worst humanitarian crisis on earth

Imagine a place where access to food and clean drinking water is a daily struggle for millions of children and their families. The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is the worst in the world This article was written and paid for by the United Nations Refugee Agency in Canada to raise awareness about the plight of 20 million people in acute need, and to raise money to offer help.
Social Media Mass Surveillance_Digital Authoritarianism_Election Interference

Nearly 3 billion people have lost their freedom in the name of ensuring public order. Now what?

Currently, nearly three billion people — 89 per cent of internet users — are under surveillance by advanced social media monitoring systems used by governments and law enforcement agencies, according to Freedom House. This number has grown rapidly in recent years, with many countries justifying these efforts “in the name of enhancing security, limiting disinformation, and ensuring public order.”