Daily Archives: August 15, 2018

Ethiopia Signs Deal With Oromo Rebels

In an effort to improve security and diplomatic relations, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been attempting to reconcile with Ethiopian dissidents overseas. As part of these efforts, an offer of reconciliation was extended to the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) which had been added to Ethiopia’s list of banned terrorist […]

Cameroonian Military Accused Of Extralegal Executions

The world was disturbed when a video was leaked showing Cameroonian soldiers abusing and murdering women and children. The soldiers are seen slapping a woman walking with a young girl, then leading the two of them along with another woman with a baby on her back, to a side road […]

South Sudan Signs Another Peace Deal – But Will It Hold?

Long-anticipated peace in South Sudan was reached on Sunday when the president and the rebel leader signed a cease-fire and peace agreement though many are nervously waiting to see if it holds. President Salva Kiir and the leader of the warring party, Riek Machar, agreed on a deal that would […]

Bangladeshi Photographer’s Arrest Draws Necessary Attention To Protests

Bangladesh has come under international attention after a series of student protests generated violence from the state itself. The protesting began on July 29th, when two young Bangladeshi students were killed by an unsafely driven bus. Thirteen others were harmed because of the driver’s speeding. This specific safety issue surpasses […]

“Quiet Skies” Program Allows U.S. Air Marshals To Follow And Monitor Regular Citizens

The Boston Globe reports that the U.S. Transport Security Administration (T.S.A.) has been using air marshals to closely monitor citizens not suspected of any crimes since 2010. The program, known as “Quiet Skies,” tasks air marshals to track individuals at the airport, on the plane and until they leave their […]

Russian Journalists Ambushed And Killed In Central African Republic

Three Russian journalists were ambushed and killed on July 30th in the Central African Republic (CAR). Orkhan Dzhemal, Alexander Rastorguyev, and Kirill Radchenko were reportedly attacked while driving near the village Sibut. Several news organizations have reported that they were investigating a private military company called Wagner. According to The […]

United Nations Report Of Secret Internment Camps In China

A U.N. human rights panel gathered on Friday to discuss reports regarding 1 million ethnic Uyghurs that are being held in secret internment camps. Reported by the BBC news, the concerned panel discussed the ‘indoctrination’ that Muslim minorities were being subjected to. These reports came from multiple sources. One of […]

Al-Qaeda And ISIS Weapons In Syria Traced Back To American And European Arms Sellers 1

The Independent reports that weapons found in the possession of ISIS, al-Nusra and al-Qaeda forces in Syria were manufactured in the United States and Europe. Correspondent Robert Fisk visited a bombed-out al-Qaeda arms storage building in eastern Aleppo in 2017 and recorded the missile casing numbers and weapons log books there. […]

The Iran Protest And Its Special Flag

It’s December 2017, the New Year fast approaching, but the coldness of winter has no influence on the passionate protestors in Tehran, Iran. Eight months later, Tehran is heated up by the hot wind of summer and so are the restarted protest against the ruling regime. The protest expands to […]

Bangladeshi Student Protests

On July 29, two teenagers were recklessly killed by a speeding bus attempting to pick up more passengers in Dhaka. As the news of their deaths circulated through social media platforms, teenage students poured onto the capital city demanding justice. The protests have continued for days and have brought the […]