Daily Archives: July 17, 2018

Myanmar Given Deadline By ICC Regarding Rohingya Jurisdiction

The Rohingyas are an ethnic minority hailing from Myanmar, but in recent years, most have been forced to leave their homes. This relocation has led them to Bangladesh, where they now reside in a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar. Ongoing persecution of the Rohingyas in Myanmar has dubbed them ‘the […]

Murder Of Roma Man By Far Right Reveals History Of Racist Violence In Ukraine

An attack in the late night hours of July 23rd left a young Romani man dead and four others wounded, including a 10-year-old child. The 24-year-old was stabbed where he lay sleeping, in a Romani encampment outside Lviv, a province in Western Ukraine. According to Al Jazeera, the suspected perpetrators of […]

Palestinian Women Protest In The Gaza Strip

On July 3rd, thousands of Palestinians charged towards the eastern Gaza-Israel border as part of the 2018 Great March of Return rallies. Their purpose is the time-worn one; Palestinians’ call to reclaim land from which they were evicted from through Israeli occupation. It also calls for an end to the […]

The “Khartoum Declaration Of Agreement”: A Blueprint For Peace In South Sudan?

On Wednesday 27 June, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar met for the first time in two years and took a crucial step towards resolving their country’s ongoing conflict. The two signed a document at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum, Sudan, under the supervision of Sudanese […]

Terrorists Versus Symbols Of Freedom: Israel Freezes Fund For Families Of Palestinian Martyrs And Prisoners

This Monday, the Israeli Parliament passed a bill that freezes funds allocated to Palestinian attackers’ families. According to the Washington Post, the Martyrs’ Fund, as it is called, sent a monthly stipend to families who had lost a relative to violent demonstrations against Israel such as riots or suicide bombings, […]