Hannah Green


Argentine Prosecutors Seek To End Saudi Crown Prince’s Impunity Ahead Of G20 Summit

Possible criminal charges are being investigated against Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman by Argentine authorities, as the Group of 20 (G20) international world leaders summit approaches this week in Buenos Aires. On Monday, The New York Times reported that the inquiry being conducted will centre not only on […]


What Not To Expect From Myanmar’s Latest Commission Of Inquiry

Myanmar’s latest attempt to investigate the mass accusations of human rights violations committed in the Rakhine State appears to be withering further away from its rhetorical promises. The new “independent commission of inquiry” established by Myanmar’s government to conduct impartial investigations to identify alleged perpetrators has been heralded by Human […]


Russia’s Proposal to US On Rebuilding Syria Receives Little Enthusiasm in Washington

Russia confirmed on Saturday that it sent a proposal, through a closely guarded communications channel to America’s top general, suggesting the two antagonists cooperate to rebuild Syria. Particularly focused on in the proposal was the repatriation of refugees to the war-torn country as part of this rebuilding process. Valery Gerasimov, […]


Barriers To Reintegration And Rehabilitation Of Conflict Affected Children In Nigeria

As the struggle against Boko Haram continues in Nigeria and neighbouring Lake Chad basin countries; Cameroon, Niger and Chad, discussions surrounding how best to approach post-conflict reintegration is becoming increasingly important. While this protracted 9-year conflict has deeply impacted the lives of millions, it is paramount that adequate attention is […]


UN Migration Pact Shunned By Hungary As A ‘Threat To The World’

Hungary’s right-wing government last Wednesday announced it will withdraw from a United Nations pact on migration, before its final approval, reported Al Jazeera. The agreement, The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration was completed on Friday, July 13, following 18 months of negotiation by all 193 UN member […]


Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Receive Identity Cards: A Move Towards Recognition And Protection

As part of a joint verification effort by the Bangladesh Government and UNHCR, credit-card sized plastic identity cards are being given to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an important move towards recognition and protection for the estimated 900,000 who have been forcibly displaced from their home in Myanmar. The exercise began […]


UN Peacekeeping And Sexual Assault: Where Are We Now?

It has been over a year since the re-introduction of the zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, an issue that has long been rife within the United Nations (UN). Stemming from a resolution adopted on March 10, 2017, the policy stresses the importance of states holding perpetrators accountable, particularly […]


Chemical Weapons Watchdog OPCW Gains Crucial Power To Assign Blame For Weapons Use

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the world body responsible for investigating cases of banned chemical weapons use, has finally gained an additional and crucial power that allows it to assign blame for attacks involving chemical weapons. Wednesday saw a vote take place between members of the […]


Israel Moves To Ban Video Footage Of Soldiers Seen To Harm National Interests

The Israeli government announced a bill on Sunday June 17 that intends to outlaw the filming of Israeli soldiers in ways that may be deemed harmful to the army’s image, particularly footage that reveals deadly shootings of Palestinians.  Covering both social media networks and traditional media, the bill has been […]


Violence Escalates In Mozambique As Al-Shabaab Tightens Grip In Country’s North

After months of clashes between police and members of the self-proclaimed Islamist group known locally as ‘Al-Shabaab’, the Conversation UK reported thatMozambique’s northern coastal province Cabo Delgado has escalated into full scale violence. Since mid-May, the brutal attacks have claimed the lives of at least 35 people. Hundreds of houses […]