May 2017


Italian Coastguard Rescue Over 400 Refugees In Mediterranean Sea

Over 400 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea last Saturday, according to the Italian Coast Guard. The refugees – most of whom were from Gambia, Senegal and Nigeria – were picked up off the Libyan Coast by the Italian Coast Guard. Despite the success of the operation, it is […]


Re-calculating The Route To Transparency: The Economic Reconciliation Bill And Tunisian Society

While the exact trigger for the Arab Spring in Tunisia is hard to determine, issues such as high unemployment, corruption and national repression have served as catalysts towards the ongoing violation of economic, social and cultural rights. The former regime of Ben Ali: defined by such attributes readied the environment […]


Vast Increase In Number Of Unaccompanied Child Refugees, UNICEF Reports

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) released a report regarding the nature of child migration this week, highlighting a drastic increase in the total number of unaccompanied migrant or refugee children worldwide – that is, those travelling alone. The report, “A Child is a Child: Protecting Children on the […]