Daily Archives: June 11, 2019


Sudanese Security Forces Shoot and Kill Pro-Democracy Protestors

Sudanese security forces have used live rounds of ammunition in an attempt to clear a peaceful pro-democracy protest and sit-in in the capital, Khartoum, on the 3rd of June. At least 30 people have reportedly been killed, including an eight-year-old child. Doctors linked to the protestors claim that the number […]


Lawyers Attack The EU’s Deterrence-Based Migration Policy As Being Responsible For Migrant Deaths

Amid increasing anti-immigration rhetoric in Europe, a recent case submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC) argues that the European Union (EU) is collectively responsible for the countless number of migrant deaths crossing the Mediterranean. The submission, which contains over 240 pages, attacks the EU’s deterrence-based policy that seeks to […]


Crisis In Sudan – Paramilitary Opens Fire On Pro-Democracy Group

Sudan currently faces a political crisis after paramilitary forces opened fire on pro-democracy protestors. According to the New York Times, at least 108 demonstrators have been killed along with hundreds of others injured in Khartoum on Monday. The paramilitary troops consist of a seven-member Transitional Military Council (TMC) led by […]


Why Is Kazakhstan’s Snap Presidential Election Considered Undemocratic?

Following the resignation of Kazakhstan’s former president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, in March, a snap presidential election was called to determine the country’s future leadership. But election day, held on 9th June, was met with unprecedented levels of popular resistance for a country where legislation delegitimises freedom of protest. Around 100 protestors […]