Daily Archives: April 2, 2018

Trade War And Real War: Confrontation Under The Trump Administration

March seemed to be the month of trade protectionism coming out of the U.S. At the beginning of the month, the U.S. president Donald Trump announced that he plans to introduce tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium going into the U.S., causing apprehension among U.S.’ allies and neighbours. After […]

Savchenko Stripped Of Immunity In Ukraine, Implicated In Terror Plot

Nadiya Savchenko, a national Ukrainian hero and lawmaker, was detained by Ukraine on March 15th over a possible plot to overthrow the Ukrainian government. Ukrainian parliament members voted to strip her of all political immunity for she was accused of planning a large-scale attack on the government through weaponry acquired […]

Gaza Border Protest: Israeli Forces Fire Into Crowd Of Palestinian Protesters

Israeli forces have killed 16 Palestinians and wounded more than 1,400 people as protests erupted at the Gaza-Israel border. Thousands of Palestinians have marched towards the border, burning tires and throwing petrol bombs and rocks at soldiers across the Israeli border. The Israeli Defence Force (IDF) has fired live ammunition […]

Israeli Forces Deploy Violence Killing And Injuring Palestinian Protesters

On Friday, March 30th, over a thousand Palestinians were injured and sixteen left dead at the hands of Israeli soldiers during a mass protest. The ‘Great March of Return,’ as the demonstration was called, marked the 42nd anniversary of ‘Land Day’, which memorialized events that happened March 30th, 1976, when […]