Daily Archives: March 27, 2019

Syrian Refugees Seek Justice Against Assad Government In ICC

A bid has been launched with the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute the Syrian government for war crimes, as one of the first credible opportunities for Bashar al-Assad’s government to face retribution for its actions in the Syrian war, which has devastated the country since 2011. Previously, bringing Assad’s […]

New Zealand Bans All Semi-Automatic Weapons

Six days after the devastating terror attack that killed fifty people in two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced an immediate ban on all military-style semi-automatic (MSSA) weapons. This includes assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, as well as parts that are able to convert any semi-automatic […]

British Aid Workers’ Citizenship Removed By British Government

Aid worker Tauqir Sharif has worked as a humanitarian aid distributer in Syria since 2013. In 2017, the then Home Secretary Amber Rudd decided to revoke his citizenship because of his alignment with Al-Qaeda. Only recently has Sharif’s identity been revealed, after he chose to waive his rights to anonymity […]