Day: December 28, 2015

South China Sea: The Dispute Continues

  On Saturday, 50 Filipino protesters landed on Pargasa, an island in the disputed Spratly Archipelago. These individuals are members of an organisation known as Kalayaan Atin Ito (Kalayaan: This is Ours) and the majority of them are students. This group plans to remain there for three days and are

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Arrest Warrant For Former Burkinabe President

An international arrest warrant has been issued for ousted president of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaoré, for his involvement in the death of former leader, Thomas Sankara. The charges, according to the lawyer for Sankara’s family, are murder and complicity in the assassination, among others. Compaoré was forced from office in

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Help Prevent a Genocide

A Petition from the International Community to demand that the Burundian government Accept African Union Peacekeepers Dear youth and youth led advocates over the world; the OWP is writing to you concerning a groundbreaking, youth-led campaign against the Burundian government’s refusal to accept African Union peacekeepers into their country. Since

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