Day: December 24, 2016

The Dangers Of Being An Aid Worker In Conflict Settings

  On Monday 19 December, an aid worker for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was abducted in Afghanistan after he was taken from his vehicle between Mazar-i-Sharif and Kunduz. While the other aid workers were released, this latest abduction reflects a growing trend of danger and risk

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The Fall Of Aleppo: The Path To The End Of The Syrian Civil War

  Following the withdrawal of the last rebel fighters from the city, the Syrian army has announced that it has retaken complete control of Aleppo on December 22. After months of shelling and airstrikes by the Syrian army, an agreement, which was brokered by Russia, Turkey, and Iran routed the

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Myanmar’s Rohingya Community: What Now?

The United Nations (UN) has called out the Burmese National Army for ethnic cleansing against Rohingya, a large Muslim minority group based in Western Myanmar. A report by Amnesty International claims that Burmese forces have conducted “unlawful killings, multiple rapes,” destruction of properties, and various other human rights abuses to

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