Day: May 6, 2021

ASEAN Leaders Call To End Killings In Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) calls for Myanmar’s top general and coup d’état leader, Min Aung Hlaing, to end the killings of Myanmar protesters in Special Summit. Since the military coup d’état on February 1, 2021, of the democratically elected party ‘National League for Democracy,’ protesters have been

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U.S. Sanctions Guatemalan Officials in Corruption Crackdown

On Monday, April 26th, the United States (U.S.) imposed sanctions on current and former Guatemalan officials over alleged corruption activity within the country. The sanctions specifically target Felipe Alejos Lorenzana, an elected delegate in Guatemala’s Congress, and Gustavo Adolfo Alejos Cambara, the former Chief of Staff for the Alvaro Colom

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An Alarming Increase Of Gender-Based Violence In Cameroon

According to various United Nations (UN) and human rights organization reports, there has been a dramatic increase in sexual violence and assault cases towards women in the Anglophone Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon. According to Al Jazeera, the main perpetrators of the attacks are “armed separatists, military personnel and

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The Meat Industry Is Causing The Destruction Of The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest has been a troubling topic for environmentalists ever since Brazil started to cut it down. The facts are well-known. This rainforest is considered to be the Earth’s lungs, and cutting it down means causing irreversible damage to the world’s biosphere. However, after decades of activism, not much

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