Daily Archives: June 9, 2015

NIGERIA: The Fight Against Boko Haram Takes a New Twist.

Nigeria’s Military Command Centre has moved from Abuja to the country’s northeastern largest city and capital of Borno state – Maiduguri. Following arrangements between President Muhammad Buhari and Nigerian Army authorities, the move is reported to have taken effect today Tuesday June 9th. The Military Command and Control Center for […]

Marital relationship a valid defence against crimes of sexual violence in India?

The Indian government is unwilling to review the legislative framework on violence against women in particular laws related to marital rape. A member of the Indian Parliament, Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, recently stated in a written statement that marital rape will not be considered a crime for various reasons including social […]

Regime Military Aircraft Fired Missiles on Idlib Province in Syria

At least 49 civilians, including six children were found dead on Monday, 8th June, 2015 as a result of Syrian government airstrikes on a town in Idlibi province, the North West region of the country. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the raid hit a square in the […]