Daily Archives: March 26, 2019

Homicide And Drug Gangs In UK Force Somali Parents To Send Their Teenage Sons Abroad

Knife crimes have been on the rise in the U.K. In London, 28 stabbings were reported with 17 of them being fatal, between January 1st and March 10th, 2019. Reports indicate that homicide across the U.K. rose from 649 in 2017 to 739 in 2018 alone. This is an increase […]

ISIL Fighters Lose The Last Stronghold In Syria

“I have come into this world to see this: the sword drops from men’s hands even at the height of their arc of rage because we have finally realized there is just one flesh we can wound”- « David Whyte The impact of the Syrian war which started with an […]

Indigenous Population Testify Against The Brazilian Military For Alleged Genocide

An Indigenous Amazonian population, the Waimiri-Atroari, have testified in court against the Brazilian Military for genocidal actions against its people. Temehe Tomas Waimiri gave the testimony to the judge alongside several additional leaders of the group. The hearing was held in Waimiri-Atroari territory, which occupies land in the Brazilian states […]

Gun Control And Islamophobia In Spotlight After Christchurch Shooting

The New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, declared on Sunday that the country would see changes in its gun laws following its most deadly massacre this past week, in which fifty people were killed in attacks during prayer at two mosques in Christchurch. The attack, which observers have claimed was […]

The World Has Not Been Paying Attention, Congo’s Humanitarian Crisis Equal To Syria

Public services are at the breaking point following the violent expulsion of 300,000 Congolese from Angola. The Kasai region within The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been embroiled in conflict since 2016, now being concentrated in only a few small pockets. Tensions remain high with ethnic divisions threatening […]