Children

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Children worldwide endure 'staggering' physical, sexual, and emotional abuse in their communities, homes, and schools, often at the hands of parents or intimate partners, according to a report released Thursday by UNICEF. “These are uncomfortable facts — no government or parent will want to see them,” UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said in...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The number of Fukushima youth diagnosed with definitive or suspected thyroid...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A four-year-old Israeli child was reportedly killed by mortar fire in southern...

Further

Israel's murder of four Palestinian children playing on a beach in Gaza City was witnessed by many bystanders, including journalists who have relayed harrowing accounts and photos as they watched the terrified boys run for their lives. Killed were Ahed Atef Bakr, 10, Zakariya Ahed Bakr, 10, Mohammad Ramiz Bakr, 11, and Ismail Mahmoud Bakr, 9. Warning: Graphic. Also heart-shattering, and untenable.

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