Daily Archives: July 20, 2018

UN Reports Detainees In Yemen Were Tortured By UAE Soldiers

According to a report issued by the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Office in Geneva, UAE soldiers have been torturing and abusing detainees in secret prisons across war-torn Yemen. Further investigations by the Associated Press (AP) in late June revealed scenes of ill-treatment and sexual abuse inflicted by Emirati security […]

Ireland Becomes First Country To Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels In Fight Against Climate Change

The Republic of Ireland will become the first country in the world to fully divest from fossil fuels following the comfortable passage of the Irish Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill in the Dail Eireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas, on Thursday. The bill is also expected to pass comfortably through […]

Nigeria Overtakes India To Reach The Top Of The Global Extreme Poverty Ranking

Nigeria is now the nation with the greatest number of people enduring extreme poverty following data released by the World Poverty Clock collected by the Brookings Institute. In May, the country overtook India, which has had the world’s highest number of people living in extreme poverty for decades, with an […]