Matilda Cassel Ledin

About Matilda Cassel Ledin

Matilda has been involved with the OWP since August 2020 as a Correspondent. She is a senior at San Francisco State University where she is studying International Relations, with an emphasis in Gender Studies. Matilda decided to join the organization because her values aligned with its mission, as she believes peaceful solutions to conflict are possible but also significant. Matilda has a strong passion for human rights, women empowerment, and equality.

Amnesty International Accuses Tanzanian Government Of Stifling Dissent Ahead Of Polls

On October 12th, Amnesty International released a report accusing the Tanzanian Government of stifling all forms of disagreement, prior to the elections that will take place on the 28th later this month. According to the non-governmental organization, authorities in the country have threatened the rights to freedom of expression and […]

At Afghan Peace Talks, Hoping To End Their Fathers’ War

In Doha, Qatar, peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban are taking place, hoping to end their fathers’ war. Since the opening session on September 12th, negotiations have occurred to establish a peaceful solution to the extensive conflict in the region. On both sides, the children of the […]

Armenian, Azeri Forces Battle Again; 21 Reported Dead

At least 21 people were killed on September 28th when Armenian and Azeri forces opened fire after a second day of heavy clashes over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. The battle involved airpower, missiles, and powerful armor, with both sides accusing the other of serious artillery. The dispute between Armenia and […]

Nagorno Karabakh Defense Army troops assemble before the National Assembly building on Renaissance Square in Stepanakert.

Greece Close To Resuming Maritime Talks With Turkey

This week Greece announced that it was close to resuming talks with Turkey to resolve their long-disputed maritime boundaries. This news came after Ankara responded to Athens’ concerns by revoking an oil and gas investigation vessel from disputed Mediterranean waters this month. The two countries have a long history of […]

China Delays Renewing Credentials For Journalists At U.S. Outlets

On September 7th, China decided to delay the renewals of expiring press credentials for journalists at American media outlets, including news organizations such as CNN, Bloomberg, and the Wall Street Journal. The decision was a response to Chinese journalists still waiting for their expired visas to be renewed in the […]

Malian Soldiers Promise Elections After Coup D’état

On August 18th, Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was overthrown in a coup d’état by Malian soldiers after months of protests and turmoil. The soldiers, who call themselves the National Committee for the Salvation of the People, detained Keita at gunpoint. Later that same night, he resigned under duress and […]