Daily Archives: May 6, 2019

Traditional May Day Protests

Protesters took to the streets in cities around the world on May 1st, demanding better working conditions. The rallies follow a tradition that began in the United States in the 1880s to voice concerns regarding workers’ rights. Over time, the May Day or Labour Day protests have become an opportunity […]

Killing Of Sexual Assault Victim In Bangladesh Triggers Protests

The violent killing of an 18-year-old girl in Bangladesh has triggered nationwide protest for justice and the protection of women’s rights. Nusrat Jahan Rafi died after being set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment allegations against the principal of her Islamic school in the town of Feni. Rafi […]

World Health Organization In Tripoli

In Libya’s Tripoli, fighting between General Khalifa Haftar’s forces and the forces fighting against them has been continuously increasing since it began in early April. The violence has spread throughout Tripoli and has killed at least 220 people, as well as wounding over 1000, according to the World Health Organization […]

Some Comments On The Revoke Of Assange’s Diplomatic Asylum

In 2012, after losing at the U.K. Supreme Court the appeal that would avoid his extradition to Sweden, the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, requested refuge at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, claiming political persecution and an eventual possibility of death if he were extradited to the United States, where still […]

How Anti-Poaching Technology Is Saving Wildlife

In 2015, Dimension Data and Cisco, a Johannesburg-based technology company, introduced the Connected Conservation project. Using a mixture of CCTV, biometric scanning, wi-fi, thermal imaging, heat maps, and data analytics, the technology has dramatically reduced rhinoceros poaching in a South African game reserve, which was once hindered by a lack […]