Author: Farnosh Hakimy

Farmers Protest New Indian Agriculture Laws

On September 20th, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi implemented three new farm market reform laws which Indian farmers have now been widely protesting for the past two months. While the government claims that these rules will benefit farmers by increasing their freedom, the farmers worry they risk exploitation due to

Read More »

Museveni Accused Of Persecuting Political Opposition In Uganda

Uganda’s Minister of Security Elly Tumwine, in a statement issued on November 20th, said that President Yoweri Museveni had given police the authority of shooting to kill if protesters “reach a certain level of violence”. These protests have risen due to the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi

Read More »

The United States is Experiencing a Humanitarian Crisis

The United States of America has surpassed over 10 million COVID-19 cases, leading health professionals to announce the situation as a humanitarian crisis. Nearly one year has passed since the first case of the virus in the US, and the country and its leaders have done a poor job at

Read More »

Nigerian ‘EndSARS’ Movement Demands Justice For Victims Of Police Brutality

On October 2oth 2020, Nigerian soldiers opened fire in Lagos against ‘End SARS’ demonstrators, resulting in the death of at least 12 protestors. Reports from Amnesty International have confirmed that soldiers were implementing an ‘excessive use of force’ on protesters, which has triggered an investigation by authorities. Following Tuesday’s massacre,

Read More »

New Agreement Allows Yazidi Return To Sinjar

On 9 October 2020, the Iraqi government and the Kurdish Regional Government settled on an agreement regarding the return of the displaced Yazidi people to Sinjar. After nearly six years of displacement due to the atrocious genocide instigated by ISIL, the agreement will help the Yazidi people gain stability and

Read More »

Venezuela Accused Of Human Rights Violations By The United Nations

An extensive report released by the United Nations Human Rights Council on September 15th, 2020, shared results from the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. These implicated President Nicolas Maduro along with many other highly ranked officials in crimes against humanity. This situation occurs in the midst of political

Read More »
The Organization for World Peace