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 […]
The UN gathers this week to discuss Security Council reform. For the good of international peace and security, progress needs to be made.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published its annual World Press Freedom Index on Wednesday, warning of an ‘age of post-truth, propaganda and suppression of freedoms’. The index highlighted the erosion of media liberty in democratic countries, the tightening grip of authoritarian regimes across the world, and the impact of war and […]
A recent report by UNICEF has highlighted the growing use of children as suicide bombers by the terrorist group Boko Haram in West Africa. The increased attacks developed in the wake of a military offensive conducted by the Multinational Joint Task Force, composed of troops from Cameroon, Chad, Niger and […]