Daily Archives: July 1, 2018

Chemical Weapons Watchdog OPCW Gains Crucial Power To Assign Blame For Weapons Use

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the world body responsible for investigating cases of banned chemical weapons use, has finally gained an additional and crucial power that allows it to assign blame for attacks involving chemical weapons. Wednesday saw a vote take place between members of the […]

Anti-Loitering Campaign Targets The Filipino Poor

The police in the Philippines have been targeting poverty-stricken communities through mass incarcerations for petty crime charges. A new anti-loitering campaign has imprisoned 8000 people since June 13th, 2018, further crowding jails following mass arrests in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. According to the Human Rights Watch (HRW), Philippine’s […]

Planned Sit-At-Home Protest To Occur In Togo For Political Reform

The opposition government in Togo, led by Jean-Pierre Fabre, is calling for a nationwide workers strike on Monday for more democratic reforms to the current government policy under President Faure Gnassingbé, including a two-term limit for presidents. This protest comes months after the last violent one, spurred by decades of […]