Daily Archives: October 11, 2018

Brutal Crackdown Of The Uyghur Minority By The Chinese Government

The Uyghur Muslim minority of China has faced what is considered as human rights abuses at the hands of the Chinese government. Such abuses have included torture, forced detainment in internment camps, and ‘re-education’ programs that have been embedded with Chinese propaganda. Although there has been strong condemnation by the […]

United States Ambassador Summoned Over China Military Sanctions

The United States Ambassador was summoned to China for the purpose of negotiating recent military sanctions. The move comes after China’s decision to purchase S-400 Surface-to-Air Missiles and Sukhoi SU-35 Jets from Russia as part of a trade deal to increase its military arsenal. This transaction was viewed by the […]

Relaunch Of Saudi-led Offensive In Yemen Puts Millions At Risk

The Saudi Arabian coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen relaunched its offensive to reclaim the city of Hodeidah. The attack began in June this year, despite criticism from organizations like the UN and UNICEF that the battle would prevent millions from accessing humanitarian aid. The UN took significant efforts to […]

Suicide Bomber Attacks Afghan Election Rally Killing 13 People

A suicide bomber detonated his explosive at an election rally in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and wounding over 30, officials said, warning that the toll was likely to climb. According to Al-Jazeera, provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said the attack happened at […]

Armenians Head To Municipal Polls In First Post-Revolution Vote 1

Sunday marked the return to the polls for Armenians residing in the capital of Yerevan, having not voted since the country saw mass protests in response to the former leader’s resignation. The ballot included votes for the mayor and for the Council of Elders, comprising 65 seats. The mayor’s seat […]