Daily Archives: April 20, 2018

Why Al-Shabaab Continued To Attract Kenyan Fighters?

Despite numerous efforts of the Kenyan government and its allies, Al-Shabab continues to recruit Kenyans. On Wednesday, Kenyan National Police Service (NPS) identified three Kenyans who went to Somalia to join the terror group. According to the NPS statement, the three are already in Somalia training under Al-Shabaab. Without argument, […]

World’s Forgotten War Leads To Dire Humanitarian Crisis

After Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed responsibility for the recent missile intercepted above Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the civil war in Yemen came back to the forefront of media outlets.  With the whole country facing a devastating humanitarian crisis, Yemen’s civil war is starting to be known as the world’s forgotten […]

Human Rights Group Says Myanmar’s Rohingya Repatriation Photo Staged

Rohingya Rights groups expressed grave apprehension after Myanmar’s most recent announcement to “repatriate” the first Rohingya Family, Al Jazeera reported last Sunday. A photograph showing a family of five receiving immigration cards, medical aid, and living quarters from Myanmar officials, has caused some scandal. The image was attached to a […]

Employment Agencies Force Sri Lankan Women Migrating To The Middle East For Domestic Work To Take Contraceptives

Sri Lankan women migrating to the Middle East and Gulf states in search of domestic work are being ordered to take contraceptives by recruitment agencies. This provides employers with a “three-month guarantee” that maids will not fall pregnant and is enforced by recruiters, who would otherwise have to pay for […]

Boko Haram Insurgency: Over 1000 Children Abducted Since 2013

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) revealed on Friday that over 1,000 children have been abducted by the Boko Haram insurgent group from northeastern Nigeria since 2013. This includes the 276 girls forcibly taken from their secondary school dormitories in Chibok, Borno State by the insurgents in 2014. In a […]