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Amal Clooney speaks at the United Nations in 2018 wearing a red suit.

Amal Clooney Backs ICC Arrest Warrant Applications for War Crimes in Israel and Palestine

International law and human rights barrister Amal Clooney has published a report supporting the International Criminal Court’s applications to arrest both Israeli and Hamas leaders for crimes committed in Israel and Palestine.   What does that mean exactly? Well, Amal was part of an expert panel which provided advice to the ICC prosecutor, Karim Khan, relating…

"Hind's Hall" singer Macklemore performs on stage wearing a blue suit and sunglasses

Macklemore Donating Proceeds of “Hind’s Hall” to Humanitarian Efforts in Gaza

Macklemore has announced all streaming proceeds from his new song “Hind’s Hall” will go towards humanitarian efforts in Gaza. In a post on Instagram, the Seattle-based rapper pledged to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency which provides emergency aid to Palestinian refugees. The powerful track, released on May 6, calls for a permanent…

a close up photo of The Weeknd/Abel Tesfaye wearing sunglasses and with facial hair at a press event.

The Weeknd Donates $2M to Feed Families Facing Famine in Gaza

After donating $2.5 million to the World Food Programme’s hunger relief efforts in Gaza last year, The Weeknd has stepped up again, this time pledging another $2 million. The multi-platinum global-recording artist, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, made the donation through his XO Humanitarian Fund which he started in 2022 for the purpose of…

Humanitarian chef José Andrés attending a press event.

Chef José Andrés Releases Statement After WCK Aid Workers Killed in Gaza

Humanitarian chef José Andrés has shared a statement after members of his nonprofit were killed while delivering food aid in Gaza. On Tuesday, World Central Kitchen (WCK) confirmed seven team members who were travelling in cars clearly branded with the WCK logo, died during an IDF strike. This was despite having coordinated movements with the…

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Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty Announces Support For Humanitarian Relief in Gaza & Israel

Rare Beauty, the makeup company founded by Selena Gomez, has announced it will be making donations to support humanitarian efforts in both Gaza and Israel. In a lengthy statement posted to Instagram on Tuesday (November 7, AEST), a message reads: “We are devastated by the images & reports coming from the Middle East. Thousands of…

Angelina Jolie Calls For Long-Term International Support for Genocide Survivors in Iraq

Angelina Jolie is in Iraq with human rights activist and genocide survivor Nadia Murad to highlight the needs of the Sinjar region, eight years after the Yazidi genocide at the hands of the Islamic State (ISIS). The pair visited Nadia’s childhood home and school, as well as a newly built medical centre, clean water and education…

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie Leaves Role at UNHCR to Pursue Wider Range of Humanitarian Work

After more than 20 years of uplifting the voices of refugees and displaced people around the world, Angelina Jolie has announced she’s moving on from her role as UNHCR Special Envoy. “I am grateful for the privilege and opportunity I have had to work with so many outstanding and dedicated UNHCR field officers and other…

Bethenny Frankel’s BStrong Sending $10M Worth of Hygiene & Survival Kits to Refugee Camps Near Ukraine

Author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and Real Housewives of New York City star Bethenny Frankel has announced her foundation BStrong, in partnership with the Global Empowerment Mission, is committing $10 million to helping the people of Ukraine. In a post on Twitter, Bethenny shared that her teams are currently in Kyiv “to meet Ukraine partners” and will head to Poland next…