Isaac Hordiyuk

Newly Elected Gambian Government Announces Truth And Reconciliation Commission

On March 24, Gambian Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou announced the creation of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the purpose of investigating crimes committed under the rule of The Gambia’s recently departed dictator, Yahya Jammeh. Jammeh’s dramatic final weeks saw him briefly supporting the results of an election in which […]

Airstrike In Yemen Kills 22

An airstrike by the Saudi Arabian military killed at least 22 Civilians in a market near the fishing town of Khoukha on Friday, March 10th. According to Hashim Azazi, deputy governor of Hodeidah province, where the airstrike occurred, “All of those killed were civilians, none were holding weapons.” Rescue workers […]

Wavering Tolerance And Gubernatorial Elections In Jakarta, Indonesia

Gubernatorial elections in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta have become a flashpoint for the fragile state of peace between Indonesia’s Muslim majority and its various minority groups. Jakarta’s Christian and ethnically Chinese Governor Basuk Tjahaja Purnama (widely known as “Ahok”) is running for election, having taken over for President Joko […]