Bathroom laws for LGBTQ individuals continues to be a continued conversation. However, the impact of anti-transgender laws can have a negative impact on the quality of life of everyone in the state, not only on transgender individuals.
On Saturday, April 15, a suicide bombing killed 126 people, including at least 68 children. AT least 109 of those deaths were evacuees from pro-regime villages, while other deaths were of aid workers assisting with the evacuation process. The attack also resulted in an additional 55 injuries, according to Syrian […]
Attacks on Coptic churches in Egypt have left 44 dead and more injured. President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced a three-month state of emergency in response. The measure will not be implemented until it has been approved by parliament. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks in Alexandria and […]
On Thursday, March 30, North Carolina’s state government passed a repeal of HB2, better known as the “bathroom law.” This law severely limited protections for LGBT individuals and earned its tagline as the bathroom law by specifying that transgender individuals could not use the bathroom of their gender rather than their […]
Migration of immigrants from Africa across the Mediterranean sea has been a problem for many consecutive years. Most of these immigrants travel through Libya, one of the easiest but also most dangerous routes to reach the sea. Because of this, Libya has been trying to stem the flow of immigrants […]
On Monday, for the first time since 2012, a pirate hijacking occurs off of the coast of Somalia. The oil tanker, Aris 13, sent out a distress signal on Monday as it was approached by high-speed boats. On this specific route, the Aris 13 was transporting oil for the United […]
The Watchlist on Children in Armed Conflict released a report titled “Every Clinic is on the Frontline: The Impact on Children of Attacks on Health Care in Afghanistan” on Monday, March 6. This report evaluates the deleterious impact on children of attacks on health care clinics and personnel between January […]
Two high ranking military officials resigned from the army in South Sudan last week; Brigadier General Henry Oyay Nyago, former judge advocate of the army, and Colonel Khalid Ono Loki, former head of the military courts. Each man’s resignation letter accused President Salva Kiir of corruption and ethnic bias. This […]