Daily Archives: July 12, 2017


ICC Rules That South Africa Went Against The Rome Statute In 2015 By Failing To Arrest President Bashir

On July 13th, war crimes judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled that South Africa went against the Rome Statute when they failed to arrest the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir while attending the African Union Summit in Johannesburg in 2015. The ICC has been investigating President Bashir since 2005 […]


80% Of Migrants Arriving In Greece, Italy, And Malta Are Seeking Asylum

A report entitled ‘Mapping Refugee Reception in the Mediterranean’ released on Friday 7 July 2017 challenges the misconception that the majority of people risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean into Europe labelled as economic migrants. The report reveals more than 84% of the estimated 1,008,616 arrivals in Greece, Italy […]


Terrorism Redefined

In February 2016, at a security conference in Munich, the Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir was asked to comment on an article in The Atlantic, by Graeme Wood stating that despite the Minister’s comments on previous occasions, the Islamic State was indeed Islamic. In response, the Foreign Minister […]