Daily Archives: October 17, 2015

Peace Prospects Bleak For Libya After Ceasefire Deadline Missed

Libya recently missed the ceasefire deadline negotiated for them by the United Nations (UN), which has sparked serious concerns about the prospect of peace as continued fighting and a collapsing economy makes Libya a sanctuary for smugglers and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Further, missing the deadline occurred amidst […]

A New Legal Challenge For Rohingya Muslims Survivors

Survivors of atrocities committed against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have filed a lawsuit to the United States (U.S) Federal Court earlier this month. The lawsuit targets Myanmar’s top government officials, including President Thein Sein for genocide and crimes against humanity. A court summons was issued that calls for these officials […]

Death toll rises as Boko Haram is challenged

At least 14 people have been killed in a deadly attack on a Nigerian mosque in the Molai suburb of Maiduguri. There has been no immediate claim for the attack but prime suspects are terrorist organisation Boko Haram. The bombing began around 6.30pm on Thursday, October 15 when suicide bombers […]