Daily Archives: April 18, 2018

Migrants In Libya Detained And Sold At “Slave Markets” 1

Recently the United Nations Human Rights Office reported that asylum seekers in Libya were being detained, bought and sold at ‘‘open slave markets.” Migrants are intercepted by the Libyan authorities as they attempt to be smuggled across the Mediterranean into Europe. They are treated as commodities and auctioned off for profit […]

20 Years On: Northern Ireland And The Good Friday Agreement

April  10th marked the 20 year anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. This agreement was formed between the Irish Republic and the UK (in particular Northern Ireland), to end violence and begin the peace-making process. Prior to this agreement, more than 1,500 people lost their lives during the ‘Irish Troubles,’ an era […]

ICC Prosecutor Requests Rule On Jurisdiction Over Rohingya Crisis

The International Criminal Court is currently opening a probe into its options with the ongoing Rohingya Crisis. Fatou Bensouda, Gambian lawyer and chief ICC prosecutor, asked the court to make an affirmative decision on whether or not it had jurisdiction of the war crimes and mass deportation occurring in the […]