Jacqueline Radisich


Islamist Militants Besiege City In The Philippines

On May 23rd, fighters from the Maute group, who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS), took over the predominantly Muslim Malawi City in Mindanao, Philippines. The current occupation and conflict between the Islamist militants and government troops has continued for almost three weeks. The Filipino military has reported […]


UN Official Warns That Yemen Is On The Brink Of Collapse

Stephen O’Brien, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Response Coordinator for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) stated that Yemen was on the verge of economic, social and institutional collapse in a statement to the UN Security Council for Yemen. In his statement, O’Brien […]


French Gay Rights Groups File Complaint Against Chechnya

Three French gay rights groups filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court accusing Chechnya of a “wave of persecution” against homosexuals. Stop Homophobie, Mousse, and Comite Idaho France filed the complaint on the 17th of May, International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, after a 17-year-old boy was allegedly […]


China Still Sees Chance For Six Party Talks

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said that China has not given up hope on Six-Party Talks with North Korea during his statement at the Munich Security Conference on February 17th. His statement stressed the importance and viability of peaceful resolution to conflict, peaceful coexistence, and multilateralism. Wang noted in […]


Ukraine Files Suit Against Russia

On January 16th, Ukraine began proceedings against Russia at the International Court of Justice in regards to Russia’s involvement in the current conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in Crimea. The lawsuit is based on alleged violations of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism […]