Daily Archives: July 10, 2019

ICC Convicts Bosco Ntaganda For War Crimes And Crimes Against Humanity

On 8 July 2019, the International Criminal Court (ICC) gave its verdict on the case against the Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda. The court concluded that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt. Ntaganda was found guilty of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in […]

Rights Group Accuse Former Gambian Ruler Of Sexual Offences

It has been reported by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) and TRIAL International that three women have accused Gambian ex-President Yahya Jammeh of sexual assault. Eight former officials have also anonymously claimed to have direct knowledge of the events described in the report. They have stated that Jammeh’s aides pressured women […]

A Sign Of Easing Tension? India And Pakistan’s Joint Venture To Forge Religious Ties

Under the directives of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, and Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Dr Amir Ahmed, July 3rd witnessed the opening of an ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab province. For the first time in 72 years, Pakistani adherents of Hinduism were granted […]

Escalated Protests In Hong Kong Attract Police

Hong Kong has a population of over 7 million people. Classified by the Economic Freedom World Index as having the highest economic freedom (90.2) in the world, its populace has enjoyed relative stable peace. However, July 1st can be called ‘Black Monday’ as it was the peak of the protest […]

Protest Erupts In Russia As Teenage Sisters Face Murder Charge For Killing Abusive Father

Three sisters now aged 18, 19 and 20 were charged with the premeditated murder of their father, Mikhail Khachaturyan last month.   Court reports have shown that the sisters were repeatedly beaten and sexually abused by their father, a war veteran. He had kept knifes, guns and rifles at home […]