Daily Archives: February 23, 2020

Human Rights Activist Detained And Tortured Upon Return To Egypt

On Friday, 7 February, Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) researcher Patrick George Zaki was detained at Cairo airport on his return home from Bologna, Italy, where he was studying for a postgraduate degree in Gender and Human Rights. EIPR, one of Egypt’s leading human rights organizations, reported that Zaki […]

Voting Machine Glitch Leads To Vote Suspension In Dominican Republic

Earlier this week, the Dominican Republic suspended municipal elections four hours after the commencement of voting. Officials enacted this suspension after discovering a problem with the electronic voting system. At this time, election officials are still investigating what caused the glitch with the system. The country opted to hold a […]

Homelessness Among U.S. School Children Is The Highest In More Than A Decade: Is This Trend Set To Continue?

The number of homeless school children in the U.S. has reached its highest level in a decade, as reported by a study from the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE). The study, released on 29 January 2020, showed that more than 1.5 million public school students experienced homelessness in the […]