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UN Issues Dire Warning Ahead Of Anticipated Assault On Hodeidah

The UN Security Council met on Monday, June 11 to conduct an urgent meeting regarding an expected attack on Yemeni port city Hodeidah. Hodeidah is considered the last remaining lifeline for the country’s war-ravaged population. The city is said to be in extreme danger, as Saudi-led coalition forces prepare to […]


Blockchain, Syria And The Future

With the rise of cryptocurrencies and blockchain communities, developments have been made to address a variety of complex social issues in our current global sphere. More recently, the United Nations has collaborated with the World Food Organisation and Eye pay. In early March 2018, this network has successfully introduced a […]


UN Special Rapporteur Visit Draws Attention To Harmful Impact Of UK’s Hostile Environment Policy

“A hostile environment [for] irregular immigrants, is in effect, a hostile environment for all racial and ethnic communities and individuals in the UK,” asserted Tendayi Achiume, the UN Special rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related intolerance, in the concluding remarks of her mission to the […]


The Scandalous Silencing: Julian Assange’s Asylum Becomes Uncertain

The political asylum of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has become increasingly tentative as the Ecuadorian government succumbs to pressure from the U.K., U.S., and Spanish governments. Recent tensions have risen since Assange breached an agreement not to tweet content that could put in jeopardy “at risk good relations which [Ecuador] […]


The United States Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal

Earlier this week on May 8th, the United States President, Donald Trump, fulfilled an election promise by withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was reached in 2015 after two years of negotiations between Iran, the EU and the P5+1 (Russia, […]


The Commonwealth Of Nations: Gentleman’s Club Or People-Centered Club?

The 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) has finally closed its doors in the English city of London. It was declared open by Queen Elizabeth II, who called on the CHOGM members to religiously appoint her apparent heir, Charles, Prince of Wales, to succeed her in the largely ceremonial […]


Amber Rudd Out And Sajid Javid In During Windrush Scandal

Amber Rudd resigned as United Kingdom (U.K.) Home Secretary on April 29, 2018. U.K. Prime Minister Teresa May, of the Conservative Party, subsequently appointed Sajid Javid to the position. Rudd struggled with explaining her role in the mistreatment of Windrush generation migrants. Rudd had claimed that her department did not […]