Daily Archives: June 13, 2019

Violence Breaks Out As Thousands Protest Changes To Extradition Legislation: Hong Kong

A riot has been declared in Hong Kong as police officers have resorted to pepper spray, rubber bullets and tear gas in an attempt to disperse protesters. Over 200,000 people rallied earlier this week over controversial changes suggested to extradition legislation. Protesters attempted to enter parliament on Wednesday, the scheduled […]

Iran’s Zarif Warns U.S. ‘Cannot Expect to Stay Safe’

On Monday, Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, issued a stern warning to the United States that the U.S. cannot expect to stay safe amidst the rising tensions between the two countries. According to Aljazeera, Zarif claimed that the United States started an economic war with Iran when Donald Trump […]

The Canadian ‘Genocide’ On Indigenous Women and Girls

Canada’s report on missing indigenous women and girls is alarming and horrifying. The results of a government enquiry launched by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in 2016 revealed a few weeks ago that in recent decades, violence against Indigenous women and Indigenous girls has reached the levels of genocide. Although the […]

Changing Democracy Day to June 12 in Nigeria

On June 12, 1993, elections were held in Nigeria for the first time since the 1983 military coup. This election was won by an astute business man, Moshood Kashimawo Olawole Abiola, a candidate for the Social Democratic Party. For the first time since the coup, Nigeria held its fairest election, […]