Daily Archives: December 12, 2017

Rohingya Repatriation Deal Signed By Governments Despite Concerns For Refugee Safety In Myanmar

In recent weeks, representatives from the governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a repatriation deal that would effectively allow hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to return to Myanmar from neighbouring Bangladesh. This agreement would allow roughly 600,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees to return home from the Bangladeshi border town of […]

Trump Recognises Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

Last Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced the U.S.’ formal recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and the ensuing plan to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. From the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Trump explained the reasoning behind this as “nothing more or less than […]

Concerns Over Election Rigging, Human Rights Abuses Deepen Ongoing Honduran Election Crisis 1

Last week, tens of thousands of Hondurans took to the streets to protest mounting evidence that incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernández manipulated votes to win reelection after the Central American nation went to the polls on November 26th. Honduran human rights organization COFADEH reported on Wednesday, December 6th, that 14 […]