Daily Archives: November 12, 2016

The US Halts Weapons Sale To The Philippines

The U.S State Department halted a plan to sell 26,000 assault rifles to the national police of the Philippines last week, due to concerns regarding human rights violations of Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. President Duterte’s angry response to this decision highlights the widening rift in the relations […]

European Leaders Blamed For Refugee Deaths In The Mediterranean

  According to The Independent, England, and other European countries have impacted the refugee crisis more negatively by forcing people, who are escaping conflict and persecution, to undertake dangerous journeys. In particular, a report by the Unraveling the Mediterranean Migration Crisis (MEDMIG) project, declared that the strict refusals to open […]

French Military Withdrawal From War Torn Central African Republic

  French peacekeeping troops in Central African Republic (CAR) have been withdrawn from the war torn country despite ongoing violence in the region. Operation Sangaris had been in effect since 2013, a French military response to the barbaric conflict between Muslim rebel group Seleka, and Anti-Balaka, a Christian rebel group, […]