Daily Archives: February 21, 2017

Refugees And The Right: What Steve Bannon’s Appointment Means For Refugees And Asylum Seekers

President Trump’s infamous Muslim ban, the apogee of his anti-Islam campaign rhetoric has rightly attracted criticism and analysis in the three weeks since the executive order was signed on January 27. The order barred citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen from entry into the US for 90 […]

New Somali President: A Brighter Future?

On Wednesday February 8th, Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed was declared the new president of Somalia. His victory comes after the former President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was defeated in the second round of the election. The voting process was very tight with high security. Somalia faced many challenges due to its […]

Venezuelan Government Cracks Down On Media Reporting

CNN’s Spanish-language service in Venezuela has been shut down after President Nicolás Maduro accused the broadcaster of “meddling in Venezuelan affairs.” The closure comes as US-Venezuela tension worsens, after the US Department of the Treasury ordered sanctions against Vice President Tareck El Aisammi, accusing him of drug trafficking and links […]