Daily Archives: March 12, 2017


The Refugees Seeking Asylum In Yemen

Last month, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) launched a campaign to spread awareness about Yemen’s refugee crisis. Whilst most people might think about people fleeing war-torn Yemen, this campaign addresses the dangers of refugees, mainly from Ethiopia and Somali, making the harrowing journey to Yemen to seek asylum. According […]


International Women’s Day: Time To Reflect On The Status Of Our Most Vulnerable Women

Another International Women’s Day has come and gone. Being so, it is appropriate to examine the status of refugee and asylum-seeker women, arguably the most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups in the world. Of the estimated 60 million refugees, asylum-seekers and internationally displaced persons worldwide, over half are women and children. […]


Airstrike In Yemen Kills 22

An airstrike by the Saudi Arabian military killed at least 22 Civilians in a market near the fishing town of Khoukha on Friday, March 10th. According to Hashim Azazi, deputy governor of Hodeidah province, where the airstrike occurred, “All of those killed were civilians, none were holding weapons.” Rescue workers […]


Violent Protests Erupt After The Impeachment Of South Korean President

South Korea was thrown into political turmoil this past Friday after the official impeachment of their president, Park Geun-hye. The constitutional court unanimously agreed to uphold a vote held in parliament last year, ordering her resignation. This is the first time in South Korea’s history a democratically elected president will […]


International Community Faces Largest Humanitarian Crisis Since UN Formation

More than 20 million are at risk of famine across South Sudan, Yemen, Nigeria and Somalia, with the UN stating the food crisis is the largest since 1945. The famine is predominately man-made, following years of violent conflict and a problematic lack of humanitarian response in the four war-torn, poverty-stricken […]


Rohingya Persecution Escalates As Rest Of The World Takes A Back Seat

For decades, the Rohingya people have been victims of brutal attacks, however, a recent report published by the United Nations Human Rights High Office, has revealed that violence and discrimination against the ethnic minority group has reached an all-time high. Since October 2016, when the military enforced a crackdown in […]


Russia And Turkey Ready To Give Peace A Chance In Syria?

After a meeting between Vladimir Putin and Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Moscow, it seems that Russia and Turkey are looking to put their differences aside and seek a resolution to the six-year-long conflict in Syria. In a press conference, Russia’s leader claimed that “The atmosphere [in their meeting] […]