Daily Archives: September 28, 2018


Russia And Turkey Create Syrian Buffer Zone

In a surprising turn of events, Russia and Turkey agreed to create a demilitarized zone in Syria to limit civilian casualties. On September 10th, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in Sochi, Russia, to discuss the terms and conditions of the plan, coming to an […]


Pakistani Government Removes Ahmadi Economist From Advisory Council

The Ahmadi community, in a Sunni-dominated Pakistan, are dangerously persecuted.  In 2018, Pakistan celebrated Imran Khan’s election as Prime Minister, signaling hopes for a new and better country by breaking the hold on power the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) or the military have had. However, that […]


Morocco Criminalizes Violence Against Women

Morocco has finally criminalized violence against women which is being praised as a progressive step for women’s rights, yet further reform is still needed. Law no. 103-13 criminalizes some forms of domestic violence, establishes prevention measures, provides new protections for survivors, and tougher penalties for offenders. Despite these positive reforms, […]