Daily Archives: September 20, 2018


Legal Reform In Sudan Needed As Prosecutor Seeks To Reinstate Death Penalty For Teenager Noura Hussein

Noura Hussein, a Sudanese teenager whose death sentence was overturned after a campaign for justice, now faces calls from the state prosecutor to reinstate the death penalty. Noura Hussein was found guilty of murdering her husband Abdulrahman Mohamed Hammad who had raped her to consummate their arranged marriage. Noura’s family […]


The Stabbing Of Presidential Candidate Highlights Devastating Insecurity In Brazil

A leading candidate in Brazil’s presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, was stabbed last Thursday at a campaign event. His attacker has been detained and claimed he was “on a mission from God,” reports the BBC. Bolsonaro, a former army captain and far-right politician whose popularity is on the rise, suffered a […]


Pope Francis’ Conference on Sexual Abuse: Chit-Chat or Action?

Last Wednesday, September 12th, Pope Francis summoned bishops from across the world to meet to discuss the sexual abuse crisis currently confronting the Catholic Church. The meeting, slated to occur February 21st to 24th, will mark the first time a gathering has ever been called within the Church to discuss […]