Daily Archives: January 5, 2018


“Democratic Surveillance” And The Humanitarian Use Of Drones

Since the first U.S. “targeted killing” operation in 2002, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) have made headlines for their role in the war. This makes sense. The development of drone technology has always been promoted by the world’s militaries. The radio-controlled “DH.82B Queen Bee,” developed by the British in the 1930s […]


Immense Suffering Endured By Children Living In Conflict Zones In 2017

In December, Unicef published a report highlighting the immense suffering that children living in conflict zones endured in 2017. Despite the existence of international laws and treaties, such as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Geneva Convention, Unicef reports that child suffering as a […]


Escalating Protests In Iran Lead To Violence

Anti-government protests in Iran have erupted into violence, with confrontations between government forces and demonstrators being reported around the country. Two protestors have been reportedly killed as a result of these clashes. Protests have raged across Iran for three consecutive days. Erupting throughout several Iranian cities days ago, protestors continue […]


Japan And South Korea “Comfort Women” Deal Falls Short 1

A South Korean government-appointed panel has concluded that a “final and irreversible” deal made with Japan in 2015 to compensate Korean women forced into sexual slavery during World War II fails to meet the needs of victims. The investigation determined that the decades-long dispute regarding what the Japanese euphemistically termed […]


Children In Conflict Zones Face Shocking Scale Of Attacks

According to a new UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) report, in 2017, there was an extensive and blatant disregard for international laws designed to protect children. The scale of attacks on children over the course of the year were deemed to have reached shocking levels. Conflict zones, specifically, across the […]