Daily Archives: January 21, 2018

Vulnerable South Sudanese Children At “Risk of Imminent Death”

Henrietta H Fore, the Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Agency (UNICEF) warned that more than 250,000 children in war-torn South Sudan are “at risk of imminent death” from severe malnutrition. “We are very worried that a quarter of a million children are going to be facing death this […]

Rising Civilian Death Sentences In Military Courtrooms—Egypt’s Precarious Legal System

In 2017, 112 civilians were sentenced to death in Egypt’s military courts, nearly double the previous year’s figure of 60. While alone, these numbers, recorded by Egyptian Coordination for Rights & Freedoms and the Initiative for Personal Rights, seem cause for concern, they are just one example of a generally […]