Daily Archives: January 14, 2019


Palestinians Vow Hunger Strike If Israel Worsens Prison Conditions

Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners being held in Israeli detention centers are threatening a massive hunger strike in response to deteriorating conditions. This development came after Israel’s Minister of Public Security, Gilad Erdan, announced early last week that the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) will begin rationing prisoners’ water supply and […]


Israel Promises To Worsen Prison Conditions For Palestinians

In a recent announcement by the Public Secretary Minister Gilad Erdan, a new flashpoint has developed in the Israel-Palestine conflict. According to Al Jazeera, the Minister has plans to make conditions for Palestinian prisoners more severe, using methods like rationing water supplies, reducing family visits, removing cooking rights and blocking […]


Thailand Ignores Risk Of Further Saudi Diplomatic Tension, Grants Temporary Refuge To Asylum Seeker

High profile asylum seeker Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun was, on Friday granted refugee status in Canada, ending a tumultuous week which started with her barricading herself in a Thai hotel room and sharing her plight to the world via social media. Al-Qunun, who was trying to travel onwards to Australia, was […]


Improving The West’s Relationship With Africa: Lessons From Africa-China Relations?

In the wake of turbulent trade agreements and international controversy, China continues to focus on its relationship with Africa. During the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held in Beijing in September last year, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed the continuing investment into the continent from China. […]