Claire Walsh

Rebel Fighters Attack Civilians In Eastern D.R.C.

On Sunday night, rebel fighters carried out an attack against civilians in Apetina-Sana, an eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Attackers are said to be members of the rebel group A.D.F. (Allied Democratic Forces), a group active in the D.R.C. and in Uganda. The rebels reportedly “hacked” victims […]

Iraqi Prime Minister Announces Resignation Amid Anti-Government Protests

On Friday, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi announced his intention to resign from his position. Protesters who had been holding demonstrations against the government since the beginning of October saw this as a cause for momentary celebration, as the former Prime Minister was one representative of a corrupt government. […]

Al-Shebab Launches Attack Against U.S. Base In Baledogle

On Monday, members of the armed group Al-Shebab attacked a U.S. military special forces base located in Baledogle, Somalia. While there were no immediate casualties as a result of the attack, the attackers used car bombs to breach the outside gates of the base. Though the blasts and the gunfire […]

Protesters Maintain Their Momentum In Algeria

Demonstrators in Algeria continue to protest as they have since last February, when they began to rise up against former leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The protesters maintain that they will not stop organizing until a civilian government is established in place of the current arrangement run by military officials and politicians. […]

One Killed And Several Wounded In Militia Attack On Protesters In El-Souk

On July 14, witnesses say that members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) stationed in El-Souk in the state of Sennar in Sudan shot and killed a protester and injured several others. The shooting began after citizens gathered at the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) office to protest the […]

Protests Continue In Hong Kong Through Attempts To Inform Mainlanders

On July 7, a peaceful protest involving about 230,000 people arrived at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, an establishment that connects Hong Kong and mainland China. The demonstration was intended to protest a controversial extradition bill recently proposed in China. The Kowloon location was chosen in order to make the […]

Protests Continue In Honduras Surrounding Tenth Anniversary Of 2009 Coup

Anti-government protests continue to take place in Honduras in the wake of a coup in June 2009. The protesters are calling for the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernández, whose government has encouraged violence against protesters. Since the coup, the people of Honduras have suffered a lack of public services, […]

Fayez Al-Sarraj Proposes Elections For Libya In The Absence Of A Ceasefire In Tripoli

On June 16th, Fayez al-Sarraj of the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya suggested that elections and the creation of a “Libyan congress” could move the country toward a peaceful end to the ongoing war. The proposal comes in the midst of continued conflict in Tripoli where GNA forces […]

U.S. Ambassador States Israel Has A Right To Some West Bank Territory

In an interview with The New York Times at his residence, David M. Friedman, the U.S. ambassador to Israel, stated that Israel has a right to annex some of the West Bank territory. There are currently three million Palestinians and about 600,000 Jewish settlers living in West Bank. The annexation […]

Myanmar Soldiers Released After Serving Only Part Of Sentence For Rohingya Massacre

A recent publication has revealed that the seven Myanmar soldiers implicated in the 2017 Rohingya massacre have been released from prison –  after serving less than one year of their 10-year sentence. The soldiers were released from prison in November 2018 and had  received the sentence for the massacre of […]