Day: August 20, 2019

Portland Rally: Far-Right Extremist Group Vow To March Each Month To Declare Antifa As A Domestic Terrorist Organization

On Saturday, 500 far-right supporters traveled from around the country to Portland, Oregon, organized by leaders in the ‘‘western chauvinist’’ Proud Boys fraternity, marching to ‘‘end domestic terrorism,’’ reports the Guardian. This demonstration was the largest the county has seen of the Trump era, with the Proud Boys group rubbing

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Australia Shirks Climate Responsibility At Pacific Island Forum

At the Pacific Island Forum held in Tuvalu last week, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison did not budge from his conservative position on climate change. Eighteen heads of states representing their island nations did their utmost to convey the immediate threat posed by the climate crisis, but were ultimately unsuccessful

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Chad Declares State Of Emergency After Dozens Of Ethnic Killings

President of Chad Idriss Deby has enacted a national state of emergency due to the death of 50 people in the Sila and Ouaddai regions of this landlocked African country. Increased gun use among civilians due to an increase in supply from neighboring countries has perpetuated the loss of Chadians

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Sudan’s Deposed Ruler Omar al-Bashir Faces Trial Over Corruption

Former president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, is due to go to Sudanese trial for corruption charges after being ousted from his presidential role by armed forces after massive civilian protests called for a change in government. The former president is not being tried by the International Criminal Court unless he

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Saudi Activist Rejects Release Deal

Prominent Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul rejected a deal for her release. The deal required the women’s rights campaigner to deny being tortured whilst in detention. Al-Hathloul was arrested last May along with ten other activists as part of a government crackdown on critics. They were charged with breaking cybercrime laws

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