humanitarians

Abdul Sattar Edhi: The World’s Greatest Humanitarian

The passing away of Abdul Sattar Edhi marks the end of an era for Pakistan BY Mishaal Khan It was the first state funeral since the 1980s. Inflected with pomp, a 19-gun salute and set in the imposing grounds of Karachi’s National Stadium. Pakistan’s elite and thousands of others had finally united for a brief moment

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George Clooney Awards New Humanitarian Prize to Burundi Orphanage Founder

By Magdalena Mis LONDON, April 25 – A Burundian activist credited with saving thousands of children’s lives during a 12-year ethnically charged civil war is the first recipient of a new humanitarian prize presented by Hollywood actor and campaigner George Clooney. Marguerite Barankitse, a former teacher, founded the Maison Shalom (the house of peace) orphanage

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