Daily Archives: October 15, 2018

Palu Tsunami Leaves A Trail Of Destruction In Indonesia

On Friday, September 28 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. The earthquake created a tsunami with a wall of water reaching as high as 6 meters. Currently, the reported death toll stands at 832 but is expected to rise dramatically, as the […]

The United States Of America Has Officially Accused Myanmar Of Genocide Against The Rohingya Muslims

The Rohingya Muslims are a group of people who reside on the border of Myanmar, in Rakhine state. The state’s residents are predominantly Muslim, and as BBC reports, they have their own language and culture. The important factor is that the majority of Myanmar population practices Buddhism. This has created a […]

The 1,114 Civilian Casualities In The Never-Ending War Against ISIS

On September 27th, 2018, the United States-led coalition against ISIS admitted to killing 1,114 civilians in Iraq and Syria alone. In the four-year period between August 2014 and August 2018, the coalition had conducted more than 30,000 strikes and had reportedly investigated all ‘credible’ civilian casualty reports. However, critics claim […]

Swiss Region Votes To Ban Face Veil In Public Places

This past Sunday, September 23rd, Swiss voters in the region of St. Gallen joined the Ticino region of Switzerland in their vote to approve the recently proposed “burqa ban.” 67% of voters approved this ban which prohibits its inhabitants from wearing any face-covering garments in public. Under this law, “any […]

Far-Right Terrorist Arrests In German City Of Chemnitz

Six men, aged between 20 to 31, have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a far-right militant group called “Revolution Chemnitz” – formed to “subvert (German) democracy” – in the eastern German city of Chemnitz. Some 100 police officers backed by special commando units arrested the suspects in Saxony […]