Daily Archives: September 10, 2019

UN Calls For Accountability Of War Crimes In Yemen

The UN has recently released a statement announcing that the U.K., the U.S., France, and Iran may be responsible for war crimes carried out in Yemen through their continuous support for parties operating in the war-torn state. Both the Houthis, backed by Iran, and the government and their loyalists, backed […]

Is The Threat Of A No-Deal Brexit Gone?

The United Kingdom´s Parliament did not waste time, and as soon as members returned from summer recess this past Tuesday, discussions and votes focused on Brexit. The Prime Minister,Boris Johnson had a hard week after he lost his first vote, and members of the Parliament (MPs), including people from his […]

More Than Two Dozen Killed In Burkina Faso Attacks As Government Unable To Prevent Regular Violence

At least 29 people are dead after a transport truck and food vans were attacked in two separate incidents in Burkina Faso. In the first incident, a transport truck carrying people and important goods “rode over an improvised explosive device (IED) in the Barsalogho area” killing at least 15 people, […]

Forced Repatriation Of Burundi Refugees In Tanzania Imminent

According to Amnesty International, the involuntary repatriation of Burundian refugees from Tanzania could begin as soon as the second week of September, as stated on a bilateral agreement signed on the 24th of August by Tanzania’s Minister for Home Affairs Kangi Lugola and Burundi’s Minister of Interior Pascal Barandagiye.  Since […]

Cattle Herders And Farmers Clash In Nigeria’s Middle Belt

In Nigeria’s Middle Belt, the conflict between cattle herders and farmers has intensified. Disputes have centered around an expanding agricultural population, land scarcity for both cattle grazing and farming, and has, in turn, created this cycle of conflict where neither of the two groups’ needs are met. Various news outlets […]

Human Rights Groups Protest As Arms Fair Returns To London

Europe’s largest arms fair – the Defence and Security Equipment International arms fair (DSEI) – is set to begin in London on Tuesday. Over 35,000 delegates and traders are expected to arrive at the trade show, which occurs once every 2 years. The event has become a focus for many […]