Author: Haylee Isaacs

Yemen Named IRC’s Nation At Greatest Risk Of Humanitarian Crisis In 2019. What Is Happening In Yemen?

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) released their 2019 report of nations they believe most likely to experience this year’s worst humanitarian crises. Yemen topped the list, citing the internationally recognized government’s fight against the Houthi movement as triggering the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The IRC estimates that 24 million Yemenis

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Journalist Imprisoned As Bangladesh’s Restriction Of The Press Continues

A Bangladeshi journalist has been arrested this week after reporting on voting irregularities in recent elections, another victim of Bangladesh’s war against the press. Journalist Hedayet Hossain Mollah was arrested this week under the nation’s new Digital Security Act, which rights groups believe further suppresses press freedoms rather than repeals existing

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Aung San Suu Kyi Stripped Of Another Honour: The International Community Must Focus On Solutions Not Punishments

Amnesty International has withdrawn their ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ honour from Aung San Suu Kyi, expressing that they “could no longer justify her status as an Ambassador of Conscience” when she “no longer represents a symbol of hope, courage and the undying defence of human rights.” The withdrawal follows a number

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United States Sanctions Against Iran Revive Historic Tensions

Citizens of Iran have gathered in Tehran this week, commemorating the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. November 4th is an annual celebration in Iran; a demonstration symbolising unity and coherence, independence, the Islamic Republic and the ‘struggle against arrogance,’ Iran Press reports. But this year the day coincides with fresh

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