Current Events

The U.S.A.’s Slow Strangulation Of Our Core Human Rights Institutions

Over the past year, the United States of America has ramped up its attempts at a slow strangulation of key international organizations. These moves are worrying many political commentators as they witness the inability of institutions, like the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, to operate properly in their […]

Ebola Returns To The Congo; Outbreak Kills 23 And Threatens A Devastating Epidemic

The Democratic Republic of Congo is suffering from a fresh outbreak of Ebola. The disease re-appeared on April 4, 2018 in rural Bikoro before spreading to the city of Mbandaka, infecting 45 people and claiming the lives of 23. The city is a major transport hub located on the Congo river […]

Myanmar’s Forgotten War Against The Kachin Minority

In recent months there has been renewed, escalating warfare in Kachin, Myanmar’s northernmost state. Since April, more than 6800 villagers have been forced to flee the battle between government military forces and the ethnic Kachin rebels, known as the Kachin Independence Army (KIA). The Myanmar armed forces have been complicit […]