Alexandra Ferguson


The Three US Investigations Into Trump’s Ties To Russia

Yesterday, Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu released an official statement, calling for a complete shutdown of government. “Congress cannot continue regular order and must stop voting on any Trump-backed agenda item until the FBI completes its Trump-Russia collusion investigation… We may have an illegitimate President of the United States currently occupying […]


The ICC Awards Reparations To Victims Of Bogoro Massacre

The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a groundbreaking ruling on Friday when they awarded collective and individual reparations to the victims of war crimes committed by former Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga. Katanga, otherwise known as ‘Simba’, led the Ngiti militia group and political party Front for Patriotic Resistance in Ituri […]


Rima Khalaf Resigns Over UN Report Comparing Israel To An “Apartheid Regime”

Rima Khalaf, now former-Executive Secretary of the United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), resigned today in protest over pressure to withdraw a report that described Israeli actions against Palestinians as an “apartheid regime”. This pressure allegedly came directly from UN Secretary-General António Guterres. “The Secretary-General issued […]


FARC Has Taken The First Steps Toward Disarmament And Reintegration

The Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) and the Colombian government have taken their first steps toward implementing their controversial 2016 peace deal this week, by beginning the disarmament process. The 6,900 members of FARC have spent the past few weeks trekking from their isolated military bases to mutually agreed […]


Political Shift In Gaza Increasing Tensions With Israel

After a week of increased unrest, the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, have escalated tensions further with the election of Yehiya Sinwar as their new Prime Minister in Gaza. Sinwar replaces Ismail Haniyeh, who was more associated with Hamas’ political branch than their military side, and analysts worry that this change […]