Daily Archives: April 21, 2019


6,000 Palestinian Children Jailed By Israel Since 2015 1

A recent report released by the Palestinian Prisoners’ Association details how Israeli troops have been subjecting a large number of Palestinian children to unwarranted arrests and maltreatment. The report discusses one number that has been especially shocking to readers: 6,000 Palestinian children have been detained by Israeli police forces since […]


Auschwitz Memorial Visitors Respectfully Asked To Stop Posing For Photos At Site Of Former Death Camp 1

The Auschwitz Memorial has recently implored tourists to stop posing for photos at the memorial site of the death camp. The announcement came in March in a Twitter statement, following a flood of social media posts of tourists balancing on a rail-road beam located at the former concentration camp operated […]


Democracy Under Threat?

On 31 March, Turkey headed for its local elections to elect mayors and members of city, district, and village councils. With 57 million eligible voters, this election was a test for the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party in the wake of a major currency crisis last year. Meanwhile in […]