Daily Archives: September 23, 2017

UK Government Urged To Sign Safe Schools Declaration

The Safe Schools Declaration, an initiative designed by the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack to safeguard educational institutions in conflict zones, is yet to be signed by the UK government. Though to attack a school or use it for military purposes does violate rights to education enshrined in […]

Australia’s New Strategy Against Terrorism In Crowded Spaces

The Federal Government recently announced Australia’s first national strategy for protecting crowded places from terrorism. The announcement looks to respond to the devastating terror attack in Barcelona by addressing concerns the use of vehicles as weapons among crowds. Currently, Australia’s National Terrorism Threat Level is “probable.” According to the policy outline, […]

Taiwan Police And Paramedics Left Migrant Worker To Die

After an officer and a government worker responded to a reported car theft, former factory worker Nguyen Quoc Phi was shot nine times in Hsinchu County near Taipei. Surveillance videos from the first arrived ambulance showed a police officer commanding paramedics not to approach Nguyen because he had not been […]

That Is Naïve Of You, Kuria

Kenyan Gatundu Member of Parliament, Moses Kuria was arrested on Monday over hate remarks. Another person arrested was former Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama for a similar reason. This is coming weeks after the Kenyan Supreme Court nullified Uhuru Kenyatta’s win in the recently concluded polls held on August 8th, 2017. […]

Heavy Rains And Flood Impact 45 Million People Across South Asia

Heavy rains in South Asia during the monsoon season have caused massive flooding, affecting 45 million people across the region. While some flooding is expected during the rainy season or monsoon season from June to September, this year’s floods have been the worst in many years. The UN said, “torrential […]