Day: February 18, 2021

Biden Administration Announces Intention To Close Guantanamo Bay

A formal review has been launched by President Joe Biden’s aides into the infamous U.S. military prison located in Guantanamo Bay. This follows a comment made by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki surrounding the Biden Administrations’ plans to close the prison, Psaki stated that it was “certainly is our

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The Coup In Myanmar

On the morning of February 1st, the democratically elected government of Myanmar was overthrown in a military coup citing the November election as fraudulent, despite international confirmations to the contrary, and declared a yearlong state of emergency. As the event is developing the motives for the coup are presently unknown,

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U.N. Urges 57 Countries To Reclaim Women And Children From Syrian Camps

On Monday, February 8th, U.N. rights experts urged 57 states to repatriate women and children who are being held in camps associated with Islamic State fighters in northeast Syria. According to Reuters, the citizens are being held under “sub-human” conditions without legitimate process. Experts explained that under international law, the

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Italy Imposes Arms Embargo On Saudi Arabia

Italy has made a decisive decision to permanently halt the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia. The decision is marked as historic by human rights activists around the world. The halt of arms is due to Saudi Arabia’s involvement in the Yemen conflict. Saudi Arabia has been widely criticised for

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