Daily Archives: August 11, 2017


Over 50 Missing After Refugees Forced Off Boat Into Yemen Sea

In less than 24 hours, two separate groups of migrants and refugees were “deliberately drowned” by human smugglers off the coast of Yemen. The first incident occurred Wednesday, August 9, 2017, when the International Organization of Migration (IOM) found 29 bodies buried on the beach. According to Laurent de Boeck, […]


Educational Constraints Of The Boko Haram Conflict In Nigeria Resignation Of Over 70 Lecturers

The Boko Haram conflict, which was formally unleashed in 2009, has caused thousands of deaths and has hit educational establishments, especially in North-Eastern Nigeria, some parts of Northern Cameroon, Chad, and Niger where the group is active. The BBC  revealed that, between 2009 and the present day, at least 70 […]


North Korea Warns U.S. Over New Sanctions

On Monday, August 7th, North Korea declared that the new sanctions, which were unanimously passed by the United Nations on Saturday, were a “wanton infringement upon the sovereignty of the country” and accused the United States of “trying to drive the situation of the Korean peninsula to the brink of […]


Pakistani Taliban Publishes Women’s Magazine To Recruit Female Jihadists

The Pakistani Taliban is testing a new recruitment technique: a women’s magazine. The first edition of Sunnat-i-Khaula or “The Way of Khaula,” referring to a female Muslim warrior from the 7th century, was recently published and urges its readers to become involved with the Pakistani Taliban or Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). […]


Thousands Evacuated From Lebanese-Syrian Border

Last Monday saw the Lebanese-Syrian border fill with ambulances and buses in anticipation of a swap and trade between Hezbollah and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham Front for fighters and refugees. The exchange was postponed until Tuesday but continued with the transfer of eight soldiers from Lebanon’s militant group, Hezbollah, with five […]


Canada’s MMIWG After One Year: Justice For Indigenous Women And Girls Not Too Much To Ask For

It’s been nearly a year since Canada launched its National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). The inquiry, beginning in 2016, early in Justin Trudeau’s tenure as Canadian Prime Minister, represents a $53.8 million commitment by the federal government and its mandate, as outlined on the […]