Daily Archives: November 16, 2018

Poverty Vs. Pollution, Economy Vs. Ecosystem: Landfill Problem Around The Globe

The World Count estimates that over 2.12 billion tons of waste are produced around the world per year. The question of how to cope with that huge amount of trash has become a global issue. Aside from the obvious environmental pollution that waste creates, it also generates internal disagreements and conflicts […]

Khashoggi’s Killers: The Saudi Public Prosecution Investigation

Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Public Prosecutor, Shaalan al-Shaalan, announced on Thursday, November 15th that eleven Saudis are on trial for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The prosecution is seeking the death penalty for five of them. However, Al-Shaalan maintained that the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had no knowledge of the killing that took […]

Israeli Air Raids Kill Seven Palestinians As Gaza Tensions Continue To Rise

On Sunday, November 11th, a covert Israeli operation attack in the Gaza strip left at least seven Palestinians dead and a Hamas television station in shambles. Tal Russo, a former Israeli military commander in charge of the attacks, claimed that it was an intelligence mission and not an attempt to […]

Aung San Suu Kyi Stripped Of Another Honour: The International Community Must Focus On Solutions Not Punishments

Amnesty International has withdrawn their ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ honour from Aung San Suu Kyi, expressing that they “could no longer justify her status as an Ambassador of Conscience” when she “no longer represents a symbol of hope, courage and the undying defence of human rights.” The withdrawal follows a number […]