Day: June 22, 2018

Ceasefire In Afghanistan Comes To An End

The Taliban and Afghani government agreed to a ceasefire during the Eid festivities ending the holy month of Ramadan. However, following the end of celebrations, Taliban officials announced the continuation of militant operations despite the announcement of a ten-day extension of the ceasefire by officials from Afghanistan’s government. Two major

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Human Rights Development Faced A Setback As International Criminal Court Overrule Jean-Pierre Bemba’s War Crimes Conviction

On June 8, the International Criminal Court (ICC) reversed the war conviction of Former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, on an appeal that includes alleged murder and rape cases.  The ICC judges’ ruling overturns a historic 18-year prison sentence handed down after a five-year trial in

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IRAQ – Arson Of Ballot Boxes Hinders Recount Of Votes

In the wake of a decision to manually recount ballots from Iraq’s May 12 election, a storage unit in Baghdad containing such votes was set on fire. Currently, four people have been arrested for arson. Judge Abdul-Sattar al-Birqdar, a spokesman for Iraq’s Judicial Council, declared that three of the arrested

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