Daily Archives: July 25, 2019

Thailand: Insurgency In The Southern Provinces Must Be Linked To The Wider Human Rights Narrative

On 23rd July, Muslim separatist rebels delivered a deadly attack on a military checkpoint in the southern province of Pattani in Thailand, killing four and leaving two injured. The insurgents threw pipe bombs at military personnel and village defense volunteers before opening fire. This is not an isolated incident, with […]

Attacks Kill Civilians In Afghanistan Whilst Afghan Leaders And Taliban Operatives Talk Peace

Sunday 7th of July was a bittersweet day for Afghanistan’s peace process. Taliban officials were meeting with a delegation of over 50 Afghan activists, negotiators, and politicians in Qatar’s capital, Doha, for peace talks. As talks progressed, a car bomb was set off in Ghazni City in Afghanistan, roughly 150 […]

Iran Says Tanker Crew Safe, But Warns U.K. Against Rising Tensions

Iran has warned the U.K. of rising tensions between the two countries after Iranian forces seized a British oil tanker. The British oil ship was seized in the Strait of Hormuz by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and is largely seen as a reaction to Britain seizing an Iranian ship two […]

Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Pilgrims In Kandahar, Afghanistan

A bomb placed on the side of the road in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan has killed at least 11 pilgrims riding in a truck, according to provincial officials. According to Al Jazeera, at least 35 other people were also wounded after their truck set off a landmine in the […]