Daily Archives: February 25, 2019

Arrest Of Kashmiri Separatists Escalates Already Volatile Situation

Police have arrested at least 150 members of the Kashmiri separatist movement in the Indian administered section of the region. This has led to rising tensions amongst the residents regarding an increase in anti-India protest. These police crackdowns began following the Valentine‚Äôs Day suicide bombing targeting a paramilitary convoy done […]

Is Peace Achievable In Yemen? Weapon Deals, Military Show And Child Soldiers

With the approaching of March, Yemen has been in the civil war between the previous Yemeni government and Houthi rebels for more than four years. Over the last year, it is estimated that over 685,000 people were forced to leave the country from Hodeidah, where it borders the Red Sea. […]

Citizens Of Pakistani-controlled Kashmir Fear Retaliation After Suicide Bombing

On 14 February, a suicide bombing was carried out against an Indian military convoy in Kashmir. The Washington Post reports that there were 40 casualties from this attack claimed by Jaish-e-Mohammed, a Pakistan-based group that is officially banned in the country. It has also fanned the flames of the long-running […]

Okinawans Vote On Henoko US Base Relocation

On Sunday, Okinawans will vote in a non-binding referendum on the fate of the Futenma airbase relocation. The government has recently expressed plans to move the air-base that has existed since 1945 50km away from Okinawa to a more remote coastal landfill called Henoko. Around 1.15 million people are eligible […]