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Opposition Figures In Bahrain Given Life Sentences For Alleged Spying

On Sunday November 4th, Bahrain sentenced three senior members of an opposition movement, Al-Wefaq, to life in prison for alleged cooperation with Qatar. According to Al Jazeera, the head of Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman, and his fellow group members Sheikh Hassan Sultan and Ali al-Aswad were said to be working […]


The White House Uses Doctored Video Footage To Justify Banning Journalist

A day after the midterm elections in the United States, President Donald Trump held a 90-minute press conference in which he vented his frustrations with the media multiple times. After a heated moment between Trump and CNN correspondent Jim Acosta, The White House revoked Acosta’s press pass. Donald Trump was […]


Federal Court Judge Upholds Nationwide DACA Injunction

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling on Thursday, upholding a nationwide injunction against the Trump Administration’s attempts to immediately end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This provided a temporary win for the approximate 800,000 “Dreamers” illegally residing in the U.S, […]


Asia Bibi’s Lawyer Seeks Asylum In The Netherlands

Lawyer Saiful Mulook, who successfully overturned Asia Bibi’s conviction on blasphemy charges, has been forced to flee to the Netherlands following widespread protests after last week’s Supreme Court verdict. Mulook expressed his desire to remain in the Netherlands at a press conference on Tuesday, and has made an application for […]


Alabama And West Virginia Vote To Restrict Abortion Access

During U.S. mid-term elections earlier this week, Alabama and West Virginia voted in favour of constitutional amendments that restrict women’s access to abortion. Alabama’s second amendment now declares that “this state does not protect the right to abortion or require the funding of abortion.” It passed with an approving vote of […]


Update On The Assassination Of Jamal Khashoggi And The Recent Admission Of His Murder

The events following the murder of Saudi government critic Jamal Khashoggi have certainly proved intriguing in terms of the ambiguous responses from the international community, not only from the Saudi government but also from key allies such as the U.S. Earlier this week, Turkish officials confirmed that shortly after he […]