Daily Archives: August 9, 2019

The Arrest Of Almazbek Atambayev

Now former president of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambayev, was removed from office on charges of corruption. In an attempt to arrest Atambayev, the Kyrgyzstani government sent in security and special forces to his compound, armed solely with rubber bullets as to avoid any loss of life. Atambayev’s supporters, armed with guns, […]

The New Sudanese Transitional Agreement Warrants Healthy Scepticism 1

Hopes of a transition to civilian rule in Sudan were revitalized earlier this month with a new power sharing agreement finalized between the Transitional Military Council and Sudan’s Forces of Freedom and Change.  The power sharing agreement is the result of an ongoing dispute between transitional military council figures and […]

Civilian Death Toll Rises In Libyan Conflict 1

An air raid in Libya Sunday killed nearly fifty people and wounded dozens more, Al Jazeera reports. According to the Government of National Accord (GNA), the current United Nations-recognized leading political body of the country, the attack was the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA)’s latest attempt to consolidate power in […]