Daily Archives: March 10, 2018

Conflict Between Nigerian Farmers And Herdsmen Provoked By Climate Change

Nigeria is currently experiencing ongoing conflict between indigenous, subsistence farmers and nomadic herdsmen, who are mainly of the Fulani ethnic group.  Amnesty International reported 168 deaths in January 2018 as a result of clashes between farmers and herdsmen in several Nigerian states; Adamawa, Benue, Taraba, Ondo and Kaduna.  Farmers say herders […]

Poland’s President Apologizes To Jews Expelled In 1968

Polish President Andrzj Duda apologized on Thursday to the victims of the country’s former communist regime, including Polish Jews, who faced persecution and were forced to leave the country in 1968. This March marks the 50th anniversary of an anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist campaign by the 1968 government. These campaigns accused […]

A Regional Agreement To Protect Environmental Activists In Latin America And The Caribbean

As a result of the increasing number of murders of land and environmental defenders in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), 24 states of the region have adopted a legally binding agreement on the “access to information, participation and justice in environmental matters.”  The principal aim of this deal is to protect […]