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 […]


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 […]