Daily Archives: May 31, 2018

Zero In His Own Country, Hero in A Foreign Land; The Story Of Mamoudou Gassama

A Malian immigrant has been granted an official audience by the French President, Emmanuel Macron at the Champs D’Elysée. It was a historic meeting last Monday between Mamoudou Gassama and Emmanuel Macron who promised the 22 year old Malian French citizenship and a place in the prestigious national Fire Fighting […]

Israel Launches Attack in Gaza After ‘Projectiles’ Fired

On Wednesday, an unofficial ceasefire brokered by Egypt took hold in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel after the worst outbreak of fighting between Israel and Hamas since 2014. This came in response to Tuesday’s occurrences. Israeli warplanes hit more than 35 targets belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad after […]

What Are We Really Doing To Protect Human Rights?

“They betrayed us,” a 35-year-old Nigerian woman who fled home in 2006 said, referring to the national security forces who abused her in exchange for food and assistance, an Amnesty International report stated.  Since 2002, the conflict in the North-East of Nigeria has escalated not only as a result of […]

Major Task Force Established To Address Devastating HTLV-1 Virus In Australia

Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1, or HTLV-1, a relative of HIV affecting up to 20 million people globally, currently has no immunization or cure. The virus spreads through contaminated blood, breast milk, and unprotected sex and can cause severe lung disease, inflammation of the spinal cord, and kidney failure. Between […]