News:

Kony2012 funds would be best spent on former child soldiers, says UN official

Sahel food crisis: Chadian women describe the hardships they face - audio slideshow

Salvadoran news website threatened for its reporting

Bahrain’s king pledges to press on with reforms

Bloomberg Bans Food Donations To NYC Homeless Shelters

U.N. Security Council unanimous in backing Syria peace bid

Palestinian journalist’s camera broken at protest

UAE: Saadiyat Workers Better Protected but Gaps Remain

Zimbabwe: Six Sentenced for Watching Arab Spring Video

Access to energy - necessary but not sufficient to cut poverty

Al Jazeera English live blogs: Bahrain, Syria, Egypt, Yemen, Afghanistan

Events: 

Tomorrow, March 22, is World Water Day. Thousands of restaurants across the country will participate in the UNICEF Tap Project during World Water Week, March 19-25. Find one here

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Serbia: Roma Families at Immediate Risk of Eviction (UA 85/12) pdf

Sudan: Sudanese Activist and Teacher Detained (UA 84/12) pdf

Colombia: Family Targeted by Paramilitaries (UA 18/12) pdf

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