Daily Archives: April 20, 2019

Assange And The Post-Truth Era

On 11th of April 2019, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in London by British police following his expulsion from the Ecuadorian embassy, where he had resided as a political asylum seeker for the past seven years. After his arrest, the United States Justice Department unsealed an indictment alleging that Assange conspired […]

Are New US Abortion Laws Unconstitutional?

Some political issues in the United State are so controversial and taboo that even those who determine the supreme law of the land don’t want to talk about them. Currently, one of these issues is a woman’s right to access abortion services. Since the historic 1973 Supreme Court decision on […]

Nigeria’s “Forgotten Conflict”: Mining Activities Suspended In Zamfara Amidst Rising Crime

Nigeria’s government has called for an end to mining operations as crime rises and insecurity continues in Zamfara, a state in the country’s northwest where gold mining has become increasingly common over the past decade. In the midst of a surge in property destruction, killings, and kidnappings of both locals […]

How China Is Weaponizing AI Against The Uighurs

Chinese authorities are waging a “war on terror” against the Uighur Muslim population in Xinjiang, an autonomous territory in north-western China. One million Uighurs have already disappeared into internment camps, forced to undergo “re-education” programs, where they learn Mandarin and criticize and renounce their faith. Aided by a vast system […]

Security In Libya Worsens As Rebel Forces Battle For Tripoli

Tensions in Libya have worsened as General Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) advanced on the capital over the weekend. The violence was concentrated in the southern suburbs of Tripoli and the former international airport, which the rebel forces claim to have seized. The LNA launched their first airstrike of […]

Sudan: A Case Study For World Peace

“Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” This statement is relevant to the African situation. This has been proven by the yearning and the clinging of African presidents and head of states to power. This happens even when it is clear that the economy is deteriorating, and its citizens are suffering. […]