Author: Kelly Sung

COVID-19 Responses And Human Rights In DPRK

A new report to the UN Security Council, conducted by Tomás Ojea-Quintana, the UN Special Rapporteur on North Korean human rights, calls for the country to face international justice for mistreating its population. On March 1st, the U.N investigator says that the citizens of North Korea, or the Democratic People’s Republic of

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Thousands Protest Against Sexual Violence In Australia

On March 14th, over 100,000 women rallied across Australia as part of the March4Justice protests, which advocated for stronger state responses to sexual violence, particularly for sexual violence against women.  This was instigated by the recent growth of sexual violence and misconduct allegations against some of Australia’s highest political offices.

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Protests In Senegal Continue Amid Upsurge In Political Violence

Thousands have gathered for violent demonstrations in Senegal this past week, following the arrest of Ousmane Sonko, a key opposition leader. On March 3rd, the President of PASTEF, the “Patriots of Senegal for Work, Ethics, and Fraternity,” was arrested on accounts of participating in unauthorized protests as well as disrupting

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Inside The Tigray Crisis: Several Killed In Bus Attack

41 Mekele University students were attacked in Adi Mesino on February 18th, while travelling by bus in the Tigray Region. The attack killed at least seven individuals and injured more than ten others, as hospital and university sources have reported. Various eyewitness accounts stated that ‘heavily armed men’ stopped the

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