Day: May 9, 2020

Ethiopia Admits To Downing Kenyan Aid Plane

On Saturday 9 March, Ethiopia admitted to shooting down a Kenyan plane filled with aid in Somali air space. Al Jazeera reports the flight was a privately chartered aid flight delivering coronavirus supplies such as PPE and food to the Somali countryside. The plane was shot down by Ethiopian troops

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Indirect Invasion? U.S Denies Venezuelan Coup Involvement

The Issue At Hand While the global community continues to face the unprecedented ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world of international espionage and military incursions continues to functional as normal. Today, President Donald Trump denied official U.S involvement in the failed coup plot against his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro.

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The Pandemic And The Past: Women’s Rights In The Balkans

Throughout this recent period of Coronavirus lockdown, the malign correlation between internal confinement and domestic violence has emerged ubiquitously throughout international society. Despite being an issue which affects both genders, women are significantly more likely to be the targets of such abuse. For many European countries, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated

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Burundi Government Scales Up Repression As Elections Near

Human rights abuses and severe crackdowns on civil liberties continue to mount as Burundi prepares for its presidential elections on May 20. The elections have long been a source of anxiety amongst human rights watchdogs, who fear that current president Pierre Nkurunziza’s party, the National Council for the Defense of

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