Day: November 11, 2018

Sowing The Seeds Of Peace In South Sudan

The UN peacekeeping body in South Sudan, UNMISS, has distributed over 5,000 indigenous tree seedlings across schools and other public centres in collaboration with the South Sudanese government, to support its continuing efforts to counter climate change. South Sudan’s natural habitat has seen its fair share of ruin during five

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Federal Court Judge Upholds Nationwide DACA Injunction

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling on Thursday, upholding a nationwide injunction against the Trump Administration’s attempts to immediately end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This provided a temporary win for the approximate 800,000 “Dreamers” illegally residing in the U.S,

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Duterte’s ‘War On Drugs’: A War On Lives?

As of January 2018, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s “Drug War” has killed over 12,000 people according to the Human Rights Watch. Lawyer Benjamin Ramos was killed on Tuesday, November 6, the 34th lawyer killed under the Duterte administration, which began almost two and a half years ago. It is thought

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Sports Diplomacy Promises Peace On The Korean Peninsula

Three North Korean under-15 football teams arrived in South Korea to attend the Ari Sports Tournament, with the first game held in Gangwon-do Province on October 29. Around 10,000 spectators were present and many waved the white and blue Korean Unification Flag, indicating the significance of this tournament. The competition

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