Author: Mariangel Morales-Aparicio

Israeli Minister Says There’s “No Such Thing” As Palestinian People

Comments from the Israeli minister have incited further conflict with the Palestinian people. This past Monday, reuters.com reported that Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich drew condemnation after he said there was so such thing as Palestinian people. Claims like “Who was the first Palestinian king? What language do the Palestinians

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Iran Backs From Dialogue Over Mention Of Woman’s Rights Protests

According to a Reuters article posted last Monday, Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian will not attend the Raisina Dialogue in India after conference organizers posted a video showing Iranian women cutting their hair in what Austrian news network ORF describes as “a symbol of protest against the Islamic Republic’s strict

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Shutdown Of Independent News Outlet Spells Concerns For Cambodia

Another independent Cambodian media channel is being shut down, putting freedom of speech in the country at risk of eradication. Prime Minister Hun Sen said that Voice of Democracy, one of the few independent media outlets left in the state, had not only attacked his son but also hurt the

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“Step Up”: N.A.T.O. Urges South Korea To Send Ukraine Military Aid

South Korea has supported Ukraine to an extent, but others believe it can still do more. According to Reuters, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg of N.A.T.O. is urging South Korea to increase military support to Ukraine, arguing that other countries have done the same following Russia’s invasion. At the Chey Institute for

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Will There Be a Special Tribunal Against Russia Over The Ukraine War?

German Minister of Foreign Affairs Annalena Baerbock, called this past Monday for an international tribunal. The tribunal would aim to investigate and prosecute Russian officials for war crimes and the crime of aggression in the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian war.  However, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is not currently able to intervene.

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Ban on TV Channels Rises New Light on Lack of Free Speech in Russia.

“The editing division is reviewing this article, and we kindly ask that it not be put back into pending review status until further notice.”     Authorities in Moldova suspended the broadcast licenses of six television channels as the channels face accusations of spreading false information, faulty coverage of Russia’s

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