For Palestinians, U.S. Embassy Move Cements Occupation Status Quo

Sunday, Jewish settlers marched in celebration around East Jerusalem alongside Israeli police protection. The march signifies the Israeli annexation of Jerusalem in 1967, consistently causing unrest for the city’s Palestinian population. In recent years, those participating in the event left a number of Palestine businesses in ruins provoking counter-protests, which […]

Politically Charged Violence Overwhelms Burundi

Violence plagued the village of Ruhagarika in the rural province of Cibitoke, which serves as a border between Burundi and the DRC. Last Friday, 26 Burundian people were brutally killed, and at least seven were injured. The perpetrators, whose affiliation is unclear, burned and shot people, leaving 24 of the […]

Rwanda’s Kagame Accuses ICC Of Bias Against Africa

The President of Rwanda Paul Kagame reiterated harsh critique towards the International Criminal Court at the end of April. He argued that the court held bias towards Africa and failed to create justice in other parts of the world. The ICC was permanently established under the Rome Statute of the […]

Hundreds Of Thais Protest, Defying Military Ban

At the end of last month, one of the largest protests in Thailand’s four-year long military rule occurred. Nearly one thousand protesters gathered to petition the building of a government-funded luxury housing project on forested land. Since the seizure of Thailand by the military in 2 014, there has been […]

Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site To Be Dismantled

In a recent announcement by the Korea Central News Agency (KCNA), the Asian state has outlined that they plan to dismantle their nuclear test site, which has been active since 2006. The Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site has been slated to begin the process of being dismantled between the 23rd and […]