Archivi giornalieri: febbraio 17, 2009

No help for Afghan child labourers

Foreign leaders say the ultimate goal in Afghanistan is to improve the lives of ordinary people. For more than forty thousand children forced to survive by taking up work in Kabul, there’s little evidence of anything actually improving. Al Jazeera’s Hamish MacDonald has been meeting some of the children who sift through the capital’s rubbish for a living.


Khmer Rouge war crimes trial begins

Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, has appeared before a UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia charged with war crimes during the violent reign of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s.

Al Jazeera’s Selina Downes reports on the landmark trial and what it means to survivors of the infamous “killing fields”.


Student struggles to find first job

Increasing unemployment is taking its toll around the world, and is not just affecting those who lose their jobs.

Students coming to the end of their training and education are also facing fewer career opportunities.

Hassan Al-Shohaty in London explains the difficulties in his search for a first job.