Daily Archives: September 17, 2019


Evo Morales’ Controversial Bid For Fourth Term In Presidency 3

Already the longest-serving democratically elected president in Bolivia, Evo Morales will again run for the presidency in upcoming elections after successfully appealing to the Supreme Electoral Court in November 2017 to remove term limits on presidency within Bolivia. The appeal from the Movement toward Socialism (MAS) party came off the […]


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s Fight for Freedom: Caged Behind Iranian Prison Walls on the Basis of Meaningless Charges 1

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, once a free British-Iranian woman who led a humble life with her husband and young child in Britain, has spent the last three years of her life caged behind Iranian prison walls. The details of her supposed crime have been kept strictly private and confidential, and thus beyond […]


Will Cameroon’s “National Dialogue” Ease The Tensions Of The Anglophone Crisis? 4

On September 10th, the president of Cameroon, Paul Biya, gave a speech that Cameroonians expected would finally address the Anglophone crisis occurring throughout the northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon. Given that public addresses by Biya are rare, the announcement was a surprising development and raised questions about whether the […]


In Reversal Of Course, Migrants Accepted Into Italy

This past weekend brought an auspicious turn of events in the continuing European refugee crisis, as the Italian government eased its anti-refugee policy, allowing a vessel operated by the human rights organizations SOS Mediterranean and Mediciens Sans Frontieres, carrying dozens of North African refugees, to dock at the Italian port […]


Could Tensions Between Israel and Hezbollah Lead To Another War?

In the past few weeks, tensions have once more been raised between Israel and radical Shi’a Lebanese group Hezbollah, and there is a fear that the latest drone strikes and allegations of missile production could lead to a war between the two sides. The hostility between Hezbollah, the radical Shi’a […]


Nigerians Evacuated From South Africa After Attacks 1

Around 200 Nigerians have left South Africa amid fears of xenophobic violence. There has recently been a wave of violent attacks on foreign people, their businesses and property. Riots started in early September, where several stores owned by immigrants were targeted across Johannesburg, Pretoria and surrounding areas. At least 10 […]