Daily Archives: September 3, 2018


Saudi Prosecution Seek Death Penalty For Human Rights Activists

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five human rights activists who have been in pretrial detention without legal representation for over two years. The activists are currently being tried for their peaceful activism by Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court (SCC), a terrorism tribunal which has been […]


Afghan City Of Ghazni Suffers Assault By Taliban Fighters

On August 17, Taliban insurgents overran the provincial capital of Ghazni, leaving 14 security forces killed and 20 injured. While US forces provided air support in a government led a multi-pronged counterattack leaving an estimated 150 insurgents killed, there are conflicting reports of whether they were ultimately successful in retaking […]


Iranian-British Woman Returns To Iran Prison

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who was arrested in Iran in 2016 on spying charges, was asked to return to prison after a three-day temporary release this Sunday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was given a five-year sentence following accusations of spying by Tehran’s Islamist regime during a holiday in Iran that she claims […]


UN Investigation of the Rohingya Crisis

The United Nations called on Myanmar officials to face genocide charges for heinous actions taken against the Rohingya people for the first time. According to Al Jazeera, a UN investigation uncovered that since August 2017, the armed forces of Myanmar forced roughly 700,000 Rohingya to flee the country breaking international […]