Daily Archives: November 9, 2019


Masked Gunmen Open Fire On Protesters In Karbala

On Tuesday, masked gunmen opened fire on Iraqi protesters in the Shia stronghold of Karbala. The incident took place in the city’s Education Square, where protesters had set up tents. According to security officials, the attack—one of the single deadliest attacks on protesters in the current wave of anti-government demonstrations […]


OECD Proposes Stringent Tax Regime For Multinational Corporations

On November 8th, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released its second report detailing a prospective taxation system for multinational companies in the technology industry. It suggests that internationally orientated companies should be subject to a minimum corporate tax rate in 2020. The OECD believes this approach is […]


Looming Political Crisis Over The 2020 Burundi Election

Despite the persistent assurance of the government, and notably President Pierre Nkurunziza leader of the National Council for the Defense of Democracy, the Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD–FDD) inquiry on human rights in the Republic of Burundi has been sustained. The inquiry has been precipitated by Burundi’s withdrawal […]


Peruvian Immigrant Attacked With Acid In Milwaukee: The Rise Of Hate Crimes In America

A 61-year-old white man accused of throwing battery acid in the face of a Peruvian immigrant and telling him to “go back to your country” was charged with a hate crime on Wednesday. According to a criminal complaint, the victim, Mahud Villalaz, was walking toward the entrance of a Mexican […]


Bringing On Pressure: The Treaty On The Prohibition Of Nuclear Weapons

On September 26th, 2019, seven states ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, bringing it to 79 signatories and 32 state parties. Kazakhstan’s ratification on August 29th paved the way for countries to follow suit. Kazakhstan commemorated the International Day against Nuclear Tests by ratifying the Treaty on […]