Daily Archives: February 17, 2019

Hate Crimes Against Kashmir Community Following Terrorist Attack In India 1

A recent terrorist attack has fuelled retaliatory aggression against the Kashmiri Muslim ethnic group in India as last Thursday, 20-year-old Adil Dar drove his explosive-ridden car into a convoy of paramilitary forces in the Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir, as reported by Al Jazeera. Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a Pakistan-based jihadist […]

Haitian Protests Against Economic Instability And Political Corruption

The ongoing protests in Haiti are troubling United States and Canadian officials, as they warn against tourists travelling there. These demonstrations advanced ferociously for months. Amid the outrage, the working class demonstrators campaign against the nation’s evident inflation problem and its adverse effects. Simultaneously, this unanimous public outcry denounces the […]

Pulwama Attack: The Suicide Bombing In Kashmir

On Thursday 14 February, 40 Indian Security Forces were killed when a car full of explosives rammed into their vehicle, the deadliest attack in Kashmir since 1989. Casualties are expected to rise, with many victims in critical condition. The incident happened in the Pulwama district of Indian-administered Kashmir. According to […]

Queensland Mother Guilty Over Daughters’ Genital Mutilation

A Queensland mother has been found guilty of taking her two daughters, aged 9 and 12, back home to Somalia for a female genital mutilation procedure in 2015. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a horrific cultural tradition and a massive gender-security issue of the 21st century. This case was the first […]

Trump Declares National Emergency Over Funding Of ‘The Wall’

United States’ (US) President Donald Trump signed a deal last month formally ending the longest government shutdown in the country’s history. In order to prevent a second shutdown, Congress this week reluctantly approved Trump’s decision to declare a state of national emergency over the funding of his proposed wall across […]

Shifting Foreign Policy: Britain To Deploy Aircraft Carrier Through Disputed South China Sea 2

Britain is deploying the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to the heavily disputed South China Sea in a joint mission with the United States. The vessel will deploy following recently completed training near the Naval Air Station in Maryland. United Kingdom (UK) Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson announced the mission earlier […]

Four Die As Major Hospital Is Burnt In Cameroon War

Four people are reported to have been killed as a major hospital in Kumba, a city in the Southwest region of Cameroon, was burnt down almost completely by unknown attackers in the early hours of Monday, 11 February 2019. The fire, which started around 1:00 am, consumed the male surgical […]