Daily Archives: July 18, 2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe And Her Continued Struggle For Freedom

At the beginning of this week, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was transferred to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Tehran. She was transferred from Evin prison to Imam Khomeini hospital – as reported by Al Jazeera. The campaign ‘Free Nazanin’, which is led by her husband Richard Ratcliffe released a statement […]

Combined Preventative Climate Efforts Necessary For The Livelihood Of Small Developing Island States

At the 40th CARICOM conference held over three days from 3rd July in Saint Lucia, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Allen Chastanet, introduced the SIDS Resilience Foundation and Project Lodge. The proposal calls for the collection of private sector funds to assist Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in establishing governance […]

UN Security Council Concerned With Links Between Terrorism And Organised Crime

Last week’s open debate at the UN Security Council explored the increasing interconnectedness between small-time criminals and terrorist groups, the criminal-turned-terrorist phenomenon is increasing in frequency due to the groups overlapping characteristics; International Consultant, Tamara Makarenko highlighted the strong links between organized crime and terrorism, both occupying similar spaces, using […]