Isaac Ohlin


About Isaac Ohlin

I am a student studying for a Masters of Peace and Conflict Studies in Australia. I have a particular interest in UN-related issues and conflict resolution and transformation.


Escalating Violence In The Central African Republic Undermines UN Efforts

Violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) is threatening to spiral into a crisis, following months of escalating violence. Former members of disbanded rival Christian and Muslim militias, the anti-Balaka and the Seleka respectively, have formed ‘self-defense groups’ and have renewed fighting despite a series of peace agreements being signed. […]


UN Decries Continuing Violence In The DRC

UN Human Rights Chief, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, has called for an independent international investigation into hundreds of recent killings in the Democratic Republic of Congo. His call comes amidst reports of toddlers and pregnant women being hacked to death, and the inability of the central government to protect citizens. […]


Helicopter Attacks Venezuelan Supreme Court As Political Crisis Continues

A police helicopter recently attacked the Venezuelan Supreme Court, however, the motive still remains unclear. The allegedly stolen helicopter fired 15 shots on the Interior Ministry, before flying over the Supreme Court building and dropping four grenades, in what the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called a “terror attack.” Maduro said […]


Violence In DRC’s Kasai Region Leaves 510 Dead In 5 Months

More than 510 people have been killed in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo since the start of the year, according to police. Congolese National Police spokesperson, Pierrot Mwanamputu, told the DPA News Agency that those killed included 390 rebels, 85 police officers and 39 soldiers. Conflicts […]