Daily Archives: February 22, 2019


UN Investigation Says Foreign Oil Companies May Be Complicit In Violence Recorded In South Sudan 1

Investigators from the United Nations have produced a report identifying international oil companies as major drivers of the persistent rapes, killings, and violence in South Sudan. The Central African nation has in recent years seen the perpetration of mass atrocities on a scale comparable only to the world’s most devastated […]


The Fate Of The 1,159-page Bipartisan Border Compromise Introduced To The US Congress

A 1,159-page bipartisan border compromise was introduced to the United States Congress late on February 13th to hopefully avert another government shutdown. Within its many pages, the bill called the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019” contains $1.375 billion for building 55 miles of physical barriers  at the U.S-Mexico border, well below […]


Where Are They Going?

“The last thing I remember of Syria before we left, was when my mother was taking me from our place to our grandparents. The roads were full of dead people. {…} I left my kitten, my friend, my school. I miss my home a lot. I hope one day we’ll […]


Bangladesh Proposes A ‘Safe Zone’ For Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister, Ak Abdul Momen, has proposed establishing a ‘safe zone’ for Rohingya Refugees in Myanmar. In an interview with media reporters in Dhaka last Sunday, Momen declared that Bangladesh expected to work with China, Russia and India in order to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis. Under the supervision […]