Daily Archives: January 28, 2019


Losing the Race on Climate Change: Antonio Guterres Plea for Action

During a speech at the Davos forum, United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres warned about the ongoing race with climate change that has already impacted several nations across the world. He said that the world was “losing the race” and demanded that governments act with a greater commitment towards the issue. […]


Myanmar’s Forgotten Victims: The Kachin State’s Struggle Against Government Atrocities

As home to the world’s longest running civil war, Myanmar’s history of ethnic conflict and population displacement is as long and tragic as it is complex. However, amid significant media coverage of the atrocities committed against the Rohingya Muslims in the northern state of Rakhine by the Tatmadaw or Burmese […]


Announcement Of Algerian Presidential Elections Offers An Opportunity For A Progressive Turnover Of Power

Last week, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced that Algeria will be holding presidential elections on April 18, 2019. While it has not yet been announced whether Bouteflika will be running in the election, it may be time for him to step down as the leader of the country. After having a […]


Thailand To Increase Internet Restrictions With New Cybersecurity Law

Thailand is set to pass a new cybersecurity law which will give a government agency power to seize computers and electronic devices and search all data. This raises fears that freedom of expression on the internet and data security will be further restricted and controlled, just two months before long-awaited […]