Daily Archives: October 13, 2018


Providing Adequate And Safe Living Arrangements For Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

Although official estimates have remained inexact regarding the actual number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh at present, Bangladeshi authorities have suggested that ‘the number exceeds one million.’ The magnitude of such numbers clearly puts Bangladeshi resources under significant strain in its attempts to equip these displaced people with the necessities […]


Colombia Anti-Corruption Referendum Fails To Meet Quorum

A historic meeting has taken place between Colombian President Ivan Duque, leaders of the opposition, both chambers of Congress, directors of all political parties, and FARC leader Rodrigo Lodoño after President Duque called for a summit to jointly formulate anti-corruption measures. The meeting comes after an anti-corruption referendum in Colombia […]


Eminent Economist In Saudi Arabia Charged With Treason

A distinguished Saudi economist is being charged with treason by the country’s public prosecutor. According to Al Jazeera, the allegations against this businessman, Essam al-Zamil, claim that he has dispensed private information about the kingdom to foreign diplomats. His past public criticism of a government plan to sell part of […]


Without Food Or Water: Libya’s Unregistered Refugees Abandoned Amidst Renewed Conflict

For the past month, Libya has suffered heightened conflict between militia groups, catalyzed by a surprise attack launched by the Seventh Brigade on 27 August. Several years of civil war in Libya have resulted in a severe, protracted crisis, leaving half a million people displaced and basic infrastructure destroyed. In recent […]


Redefining Climate Change: To Seize The Opportunity Of A Lifetime, One Must Act In The Lifetime Of The Opportunity

Climate change is this generation’s most urgent sociopolitical and ecological challenge. If the dangers are left unabated, impending peril may very well mature into mortal wounds. It will be the death of society and life as everyone knows it. Perhaps, historians will look back at this period as a learning […]