Hannah Green

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 […]