Day: January 15, 2018

Assad’s Idlib Assault Could Trigger A Refugee “Catastrophe”

A top Turkish official has sounded the alarm over Bashar al-Assad’s latest military campaign on the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, arguing that it could ignite a “new wave of migration.” Reinforced by immense Russian air power, Syrian troops have quickly advanced on the province since late 2017, triggering a

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Somaliland Criminalizes Rape

Somaliland’s lower House of Parliament passed a bill, 46 to 51, to criminalize rape and related types of sexual violence. To become law, this bill must go through the upper house and then be signed by President Muse Bihi Abdi, which the Guardian predicts will occur by March 1st. The

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Nazism Vocabulary Creeps Into Austrian Politician’s Rhetoric

There has been a public outcry in Austria after Freedom Party Interior Minister, Herbert Kickl, made a statement in which he declared that ‘basic services centres, suitable infrastructure that enables us to concentrate people in the asylum process in one place.’ This comes as the party’s leaders, Heinz-Christian Strache, has

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