Daily Archives: March 27, 2017

Battle For Mosul: Anti-ISIL Push Resumes After Brief Pause As Coalition Air Raids Hit Civilians

The city of Mosul still remains a hotbed for Islamic insurgency and military operations, as the anti-ISIL push continues after a one-day pause, amid growing concerns over escalating civilian death toll as fierce fighting spreads to the city’s most densely populated areas. According to Al Jazeera, an estimated 750,000 civilians […]

Navalny Arrested In One Of The Biggest Protests In Russia

Thousands of people gathered in Moscow and other Russian cities to protest against the corrupt government. During this protest, the biggest since the anti-governmental demonstrations in 2011/12, around 500 people were detained by police. Alexei Navalny, the leader of the opposition and one of the biggest anti-corruption campaigners, was arrested while […]

Mass Graves And Potential Human Rights Abuses In Congo Spark Outrage From Within

As videos of soldiers from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army shooting Congolese citizens circulate on social media, the United Nation’s peacekeeper, Maman Sambo Sidikou, is calling for an investigation into the possible violations of human rights and into the mass graves discovered in January and February of this […]