Daily Archives: August 10, 2020

The Changing Nature of Oil as a Political Tool in the Middle East and How This Might Positively Impact the Natural Environment

Action on Armed Violence is a research-based NGO that has extensively investigated the environmental impact of explosive weapons in Syria, specifically reporting in the organisation’s 2020 report titled, “The Broken Land.” The research exposes an ignorance within the discourse of the fatality link between explosive weapons and their effect on […]

Belarus’ Opposition Candidate Forced Into Hiding On Eve Of Presidential Election

On the eve of Belarus’ August 9 presidential election, main opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya went into hiding before challenging the current president, Alexander Lukashenko, who is seeking his sixth term. Representatives of Tikhanovskaya’s campaign said that she fled her apartment for safety reasons ahead of Sunday’s election, after police detained […]