Daily Archives: July 22, 2019

Unrest In Puerto Rico

Protestors have been filling onto the streets of Puerto Rico’s capital, San Juan, since last Saturday to call for Governor Ricardo Antonio Rosselló to resign. Police officers in riot gear fired tear gas, pepper spray, and rubber bullets into the distressed crowds, which were chanting “¡Ricky, renuncia, y llévate a […]

Puerto Rican Protests Pushing Government Resignation

Thousands of Puerto Ricans have taken to the streets of the island’s capital in order to protest the government’s corruption and offensive comments made by their leader. Concrete barricades, tear gas, and brute force have been used by police in attempts to dispel crowds, with no avail. Despite angered citizens […]

Will The Next UK Government Stand Up For Human Rights Defenders?

The United Kingdom is doing all things possible to ensure that they protect human rights defenders globally. In support of this, the UK has recently published guidelines for the protection and support of rights defenders around the world. The guidelines praise human rights defenders for their courageous work. Human rights defenders […]

Researchers Memorialize First Icelandic Glacier Lost To Climate Change

In 2014, scientists announced that Iceland’s first major glacier, Okjökul – famously known as ‘Ok’ – has disappeared. This August, researchers are commemorating the lost glacier with a monument and “A letter to the future” urging for climate action. The monument is scheduled to be installed at the site of […]