Daily Archives: July 6, 2019


Sudan’s Power Sharing Deal An Important Step Towards Democratic Governance

Sudan’s ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have concluded two days of talks on July 5 in the capital, Khartoum, with an agreement to share power in a transition period before elections. African Union (AU) mediator, Mohamed Hassan Lebatt, announced at a news conference that […]


#GrèvedesFemmes

On Friday, June 14th, women in Switzerland began a day of demonstrations against gender inequality. These protests come after 28 years after a similar protest was held where half a million women took to the streets in order to fight for the acceleration of acceptance in 1991. During that time, […]


At Least 50 People Killed In Airstrike In Libya

Air strikes near the Libyan capital, Tripoli, have killed at least 60 migrants and refugees and wounded nearly 80 more, according to Al Jazeera. Two attacks hit an unoccupied garage and a hanger at the Tajoura detention center. As bodies continue to be pulled from the rubble, the death toll, […]


European When Convenient: Brexit MEPs Turn Their Backs During European Anthem

The opening ceremony of the European Parliament on July 2nd, 2019, saw MEPs from Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party turning their backs on the European Union’s national anthem, ‘Ode to Joy’. Farage quickly turned to Twitter to state that the new group had “[…] already made its presence felt” and that […]


Taliban Attack In Kabul Kills 16 And Leaves At Least 105 Injured

The Taliban have claimed responsibility for a car bomb blast and a ground assault near the Afghan Ministry of Defense logistics center. According to the country’s Ministry of Interior Affairs, the attack killed 16 and injured at least 105. Among the casualties were 51 children and 5 women, stated government […]


Membership Of Pre-Trial Chamber III Convened To Decide On The Situation In Bangladesh And Myanmar 1

Historically, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar -formerly Burma – was under military rule, but established a civilian-led government in 2015. The new government made people hopeful that marginalization based on ethnicity and discrimination against minorities would come to an end. Minority groups felt relatively safe and expected that […]