Daily Archives: June 5, 2019

Can The U.S. House Jail Those Who Refuse To Comply With Subpoenas?

Threats of jail time for those non-compliant of US House of Representatives subpoenas started Thursday evening after  Rep. Gerry Connolly stated on CNN that the House will take them to court over impeding their Oversight Committee investigation. “We will go to the max to enforce the constitutional role of the […]

Ebola Outbreak In Eastern DRC Reaches 2,000 Cases 1

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is spreading at an alarming rate. Since the outbreak began approximately 10 months ago, there have been 2,000 cases recorded. Of those, 1,300 cases have been fatal. According to the DRC’s health ministry, it took seven months for the outbreak […]

Al-Bashir Will Not Be Extradited To The ICC. 1

On 11 April 2019, President Omar al-Bashir was ousted from power in Sudan following protests that had rocked the country for 16 weeks. President al-Bashir’s resignation marked the end of a three-decade draconian rule, one of the longest in Africa. Al-Bashir came into power through a military coup that toppled […]

30th Anniversary of Tiananmen and no sign of admission by China

As the world marks the 30thAnniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre on the 4thof June, international leaders remain steadfast in their demands for the Chinese government to publicly acknowledge the lives lost during the violent 1989 Beijing suppression. Earlier this week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement […]

Anti-Corruption Raids In Kosovo Re-Ignite Existing Tensions

On Tuesday 28th May anti-corruption raids were carried out by authorities in the north of the city of Mitrovica, Kosovo. Al Jazeera states that more than 20 people were arrested, including both citizens and police. However, the raids have provoked deep-seated ethnic tensions between Serbians and Albanians, especially in Kosovo’s […]