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6,000 Palestinian Children Jailed By Israel Since 2015 1

A recent report released by the Palestinian Prisoners’ Association details how Israeli troops have been subjecting a large number of Palestinian children to unwarranted arrests and maltreatment. The report discusses one number that has been especially shocking to readers: 6,000 Palestinian children have been detained by Israeli police forces since […]


Auschwitz Memorial Visitors Respectfully Asked To Stop Posing For Photos At Site Of Former Death Camp 1

The Auschwitz Memorial has recently implored tourists to stop posing for photos at the memorial site of the death camp. The announcement came in March in a Twitter statement, following a flood of social media posts of tourists balancing on a rail-road beam located at the former concentration camp operated […]


Assange And The Post-Truth Era

On 11th of April 2019, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in London by British police following his expulsion from the Ecuadorian embassy, where he had resided as a political asylum seeker for the past seven years. After his arrest, the United States Justice Department unsealed an indictment alleging that Assange conspired […]


Nigeria’s “Forgotten Conflict”: Mining Activities Suspended In Zamfara Amidst Rising Crime

Nigeria’s government has called for an end to mining operations as crime rises and insecurity continues in Zamfara, a state in the country’s northwest where gold mining has become increasingly common over the past decade. In the midst of a surge in property destruction, killings, and kidnappings of both locals […]


How China Is Weaponizing AI Against The Uighurs

Chinese authorities are waging a “war on terror” against the Uighur Muslim population in Xinjiang, an autonomous territory in north-western China. One million Uighurs have already disappeared into internment camps, forced to undergo “re-education” programs, where they learn Mandarin and criticize and renounce their faith. Aided by a vast system […]