Taira Sakhidad

The Uncertainty On Trump-Kim Summit: North Korea Threatens To Cancel

North Korea has threatened to cancel the summit between its president Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump if the United States insists on the North Korean’s abandonment of nuclear weapon production. The announcement to cancel the meeting scheduled for June this year threatens to reverse weeks of progressive diplomatic talks. According […]

Unicef Warns 400,000 Children On Verge Of Death In The DR Congo’s Kasai Crisis

The United Nations children’s agency has warned that 400,000 children are at risk of starving to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Thousands have fled to the bush in order to find safety from violent clashes between government forces and the regional militia, and many have already died […]

Palestine And Kashmir: The Mass Deception Of The Resistance

Palestine and Kashmir share the common struggle for Justice while being under brutal military occupations. These victims of oppression have for very long showed solidarity with each other, as their occupiers, India and Israel also have. The Palestinian homeland has been steadily shrinking in size as Israel expands its illegal […]

Palestinian Envoy To The UN Calls For Probe Into Killings In Gaza

The United Nations Security Council has been urged by the Palestinian ambassador to the UN to open an independent investigation into Israel’s crimes. These include the recent killing of four Palestinians, amounting to 39 total deaths since mass demonstrations began, dubbed the Great March of Return. Palestinians are calling for […]

ICC War Crimes Prosecutor Seeks To Open Rohingya Deportation Probe

The Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, asked judges to rule whether an investigation can be undertaken and if it has the jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The request was made to the International Criminal Court (ICC). On Monday, according to an AFP report, the prosecutor, […]

Anti-India Tension Persists And Clashes Erupt In Kashmir

Violent clashes erupted between student demonstrators and Indian police on Thursday in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir. In South Kashmir’s Shopian district, students were protesting against the recent killings of 20 people, including separatist fighters and civilians by government troops. Tension has persisted since the start of April as the Kashmiris have […]

Iraq And Syria: The Untold Reasons For War

This year marked 15 years since the US invasion of Iraq, said to be the most destructive invasion in modern history, carried out by the George W. Bush US administration. Bush gained the general support of the US populace, giving his well-known speech ‘operation Iraqi freedom,’ telling Iraqis that their […]

UN Officials Condemn Arbitrary Arrest Of Palestinian Children By Israel

The continuous detention of Palestinian children by Israel is condemned by UN officials, who say that the practice has become systematic and widely spread. Human rights council presented with various UN reports indicate the worsening living conditions over the past year in Palestine across the West Bank and Gaza. The […]

UN Chief Appeals To End Syrian People’s Suffering

On Monday, UN security-general Antonio Guterres told Security Council members to end the suffering of 400,000 residents trapped in the besieged Eastern Ghouta. His remarks highlight the ongoing ignorance of the ceasefire by the Syrian and the Russian forces, who have been launching air strikes for three weeks now. While […]

Myanmar Security Forces To Face Legal Action Over Rohingya Murders In Rakhine State

Ten Rohingya men died in September 2017 after ten members of the security forces and six members of the Buddhist community shot and hacked them to death before burying their bodies in a mass grave. A spokesman of the Myanmar government was recently quoted as saying that legal action will […]