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2018 Nansen Refugee Award dedicated to South Sudanese Surgeon

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SHAFAQNA- The only functional hospital in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State runs by Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, serving more than 200,000 people, including 144,000 refugees. Evan Atar Adaha, head surgeon and medical director at a remote hospital…

Swiss open criminal case against Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan

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SHAFAQNA- Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who has been arrested in France since February on rape charges, is facing a new accusation of rape in Switzerland. The Tribune de Geneve newspaper quoted Henri Della Casa, a spokesperson for the office…

Bloomberg: Chinese Paper Says Muslim Region Crackdown Prevented Another Syria

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SHAFAQNA- Bloomberg News : A Communist Party-run newspaper issued a harsh rebuke to criticism of China’s security crackdown on its Muslim-dominated frontier, arguing that authorities had saved the region from becoming another Syria, According…

Upcoming round of Syria talks in Geneva scheduled on Nov. 28: De Mistura

SHAFAQNA - UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said on Thursday that the upcoming round of Syrian-Syrian talks of Geneva will be on November 28th, 2017. De Mistura told UN Security council in a briefing via TV that the work plan…