Author: Jaimee Kokonya

Iran, The Juvenile Excecutioner

Iran has come under fire many a times for their blatant disregard for international law concerning the prohibition of the execution of juvenile offenders. Iran ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which explicitly proscribes the capital punishment of persons that have committed crimes while they

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Saleh-Houthi Forces’ Use Of Landmines In Yemeni Conflict

A report by Human Rights Watch published on April 20th, 2017 revealed that the use of banned anti-personnel landmines by Houthi Rebels and forces loyal to Yemen’s former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, have caused numerous casualties and hindered the safe return of civilians displaced by the fighting. The forces’ actions

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Libya Saves 400 Migrants Off Its Coast

According to a Spokesman for the Libyan Navy, 420 migrants were rescued by the Libyan Navy while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. General Ayoub Qassem stated that 205 Africans, including eight women and a child, were rescued early on Monday, 20th March, 2017 off the coast of Tajura,

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