Day: February 28, 2020

India Supreme Court Makes Landmark Ruling On Women In Army

On Monday, February 17th, the Indian Supreme Court ruled to uphold a 2010 Delhi High Court ruling to afford women in the army the same eligibility for promotions, benefits, tenure, and rank as men, despite the government’s request for them to overturn it. The Delhi High Court ruling had stated:

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Death Of A Journalist: Suppression Of Free Speech In Somalia 

Sunday evening saw the murder of another promising Somali journalist. 25 year-old Cali-Abdiwali was shot multiple times by a pair of assailants in Afgooye, 30 km South of Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital. His death came days after Amnesty International published a report highlighting the dangers facing Somali journalists.    Mr Cali-Abdiwali’s

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U.S, Taliban Begin Countdown To Afghan Peace Deal

The Taliban promised a seven day “reduction of violence” that began Friday at midnight. This starts the countdown to the signing of a peace agreement between the United States and the Taliban on February 29th, which will mark the end of the 18-year long war in Afghanistan. After the period

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Al-Bashir May Finally Face Justice For Crimes Against Humanity

The Government of Sudan recently announced that it was willing to hand over former President Omar Al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court. Should this happen, Bashir will most likely be put on trial, with a high likelihood of conviction. The ICC accused Bashir of committing crimes against humanity in 2009

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