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California Takes A Stand For Immigrants

As immigrants come under increased scrutiny and attack from the United States federal government, California’s government is preparing to pass a budget that would help serve as a bulwark against the troubling immigration policies of the Trump Administration. According to Human Rights Watch, the $125 billion-dollar budget has provisions that […]


The U.N. In The Democratic Republic Of Congo: A More Positive Approach Is Necessary

An international investigation has been conducted by the U.N. Human Rights Chief to work on crimes committed in the Greater Kasai region, where at least 42 mass graves have been found. The Congolese government have agreed to work alongside the U.N. but it wanted to maintain control over the investigation. […]


Lebanon Selects A New Electoral Law After Years Of Political Stalemate

In a significant move, the Lebanese Parliament passed a new electoral law on June 14th, agreeing on a proportional representation voting system and steering the country clear of a potentially dangerous political stalemate. This decision, which passed through Parliament with 121 of the 128-member parliament voting in support of the […]


Sectarian Violence In Afghanistan And Its Effect On Education, Child Labour, And Marriage

In the month of May, five children were reportedly killed while playing with an unexpected mortar near their home in the Laghman province of Afghanistan. The country is no stranger to circumstantial deaths since violence has been increasing significantly. In Afghanistan, the first four months of 2017 has been marked by conflict-related child deaths. The […]


Boko Harem Attack Leaves 14 Dead In Maiduguri

Four suicide bombings and an armed attack in Nigeria’s Northeastern city of Maiduguri last week have left fourteen dead and around forty injured. The attack is attributed to the terrorist group Boko Haram, which has carried out similar attacks repeatedly during their eight-year insurgency. Maiduguri has been the epicentre of […]