Marie Edouard

U.S. Says ‘Quad’ Nations Ready To Work With Others For A Free, Open Indo-Pacific

Earlier this week, the U.S. State Department acknowledged an informal meeting held between the U.S., India, Australia, and Japan to discuss curbing and regulating China’s growing regional influence. These countries, collectively known as the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or ‘the Quad’ for short, have committed to increasing their role in maritime […]

Tsikhanouskaya Seeks Meeting With Macron In Vilnius

According to her advisors, the leader of the Belarus opposition party, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, has communicated a desire and willingness to meet with French President Emanuel Macron. The proposed meeting would take place in Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, where Macron will be for a visit later this week. An […]

Pakistan Opposition Urges End To Military ‘Interference’ In Politics

On Sunday, the two main opposition parties in Pakistan joined with a coalition of smaller political parties and organizations at a conference in the capital city, Islamabad. The conference culminated in the signing of a declaration stating that the involved parties were now joined into one party, The Pakistan Democratic […]

UN Rights Chief Discussing Visit To Xinjiang With China

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, announced at a UN gathering in Geneva on September 14th, that she is in discussions with Chinese authorities regarding a possible visit to the Xinjiang region. The announcement comes amidst growing criticism and controversy surrounding the treatment of the ethnic […]

Hotel Rwanda Film Hero Paul Rusesabagina Held On Terror Charges

Paul Rusesabagina, a figure known most notably for inspiring the film Hotel Rwanda, is being held on terror charges. Rusesabagina rose to prominence for saving 1,200 Rwandans during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. His story and acts of bravery served as the inspiration for the critically acclaimed 2004 film, Hotel Rwanda. […]