Hallie Kielb

About Hallie Kielb

Hallie Kielb is currently a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pursuing a double major in Political Science and Peace, War, and Defense.

Latin American Leaders Recall Ambassadors To Venezuela Over Election Results

Nicolas Maduro was re-elected as President of Venezuela on Sunday after an election surrounded by controversy. The election was marred by low turnout, a boycott by the main opposition, and allegations from rival candidates of voting irregularities. The Lima Group, a body consisting of  Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa […]

Nicaragua Protest Leaders Call 24-Hour Strike To Oust Daniel Ortega

At least two more people have died during violent overnight protests against President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua. On Saturday, The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (CENIDH) told AFP news agency that one person had been killed in the northern city of Jinotega and another had been killed in the capital […]

UN Calls On US To Stop Separating Migrant Children From Parents

The United Nations Human Rights Office is calling on the Trump administration to “immediately halt” its policy of separating children from their parents after crossing into the United States from Mexico. The office said in a statement that “children should never be detained for reasons related to their own or […]

Israel Launches Attack in Gaza After ‘Projectiles’ Fired

On Wednesday, an unofficial ceasefire brokered by Egypt took hold in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel after the worst outbreak of fighting between Israel and Hamas since 2014. This came in response to Tuesday’s occurrences. Israeli warplanes hit more than 35 targets belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad after […]

Third Mexican Election Candidate Murdered Within A Week

The third politician within Mexico to be murdered in the past week met his fate on Friday when Jose Remedios Aguirre was killed by gunmen in the town of Apaseo El Alto. He had been running for mayor for the leftist Morena party in Guanajuato state. Aguirre’s murder followed the […]

OIC To Assume ‘Stronger Role’ In Rohingya Crisis

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed regret for not “responding immediately” to the Rohingya Crisis, along with vowing to take a “strong” role in dealing with the situation in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The OIC has also said it will create a committee on accountability for crimes against Rohingya. […]

Pashinyan Calls Off Mass Protests As Path To Candidacy Clears In Armenian Election

Armenia will gain a new prime minister on May 8, as the country’s ruling Republican Party has announced it will support whichever candidate can obtain a nomination by at least one-third of Members of Parliament (MPs). Nikol Pashinyan, a 42-year-old former journalist, is the only opposition candidate and is determined […]

Tanzanian Protest Fails Amid Heavy Police Presence

Anti-government protests organized through social media have been prevented in Tanzania amid heavy police presence in the streets. The protests against new cyber laws were organized to take place on Thursday, the anniversary of the union between mainland Tanzania and the Indian Ocean archipelago Zanzibar. This day is known as […]