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Myanmar’s Forgotten War Against The Kachin Minority

In recent months there has been renewed, escalating warfare in Kachin, Myanmar’s northernmost state. Since April, more than 6800 villagers have been forced to flee the battle between government military forces and the ethnic Kachin rebels, known as the Kachin Independence Army (KIA). The Myanmar armed forces have been complicit […]


Prominent Women’s Rights Activists Arrested In Saudi Arabia

Seven women’s rights activists have been arrested in Saudi Arabia. The reason behind their detainment remains unclear, with authorities having failed to provide adequate explanations so far. The detainees, including Eman al-Nafjan, Loujain al-Hathloul, Aziza al-Yousef, along with two male protesters, have been held since May 15th. These activists are […]


Recent Militant Attacks On Girl School Reflect Pakistan’s Continual Failure to Protect Children’s Education

Last week, an all-girls school was targeted by an explosive device in Hassokhel, North Waziristan in Northwest Pakistan by militants. Thankfully, no children or teachers were injured in the attack, although a boundary wall was damaged, making the building a health risk. Three days before this attack, another girls school […]


Persistence of Xenophobic Attacks Against Nigerians In South Africa

The Government of Nigeria has expressed concern over the continued killing of Nigerians in xenophobic attacks in South Africa. This is as findings revealed that one Nigerian is killed weekly as a result of xenophobic attacks in the country. Xenophobia is a hate crime where logic goes beyond the often […]


The Uncertainty On Trump-Kim Summit: North Korea Threatens To Cancel

North Korea has threatened to cancel the summit between its president Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump if the United States insists on the North Korean’s abandonment of nuclear weapon production. The announcement to cancel the meeting scheduled for June this year threatens to reverse weeks of progressive diplomatic talks. According […]


U.S Embassy Move Spurs Deadly Protests In Jerusalem

A series of mass demonstrations, in response to the recent decision by the American government to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, have led to violence, as clashes with Israeli military forces have hospitalized over 2,700 and has resulted in the death of at least 58 protesters. Protesters gathered in several locations […]