Author: Nat Kumar

The Disha Rape Case, Hyderabad India

On November 27th in the Indian city of Hyderabad a bright young woman’s life was savagely put to an end as she was gang-raped and murdered by four men. The perpetrators then proceeded to set her body ablaze in a cruel attempt to destroy any evidence of their heinous crime.

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South Sudan Rape Victims Abandoned By Government

 *Trigger warning: the article contains information that may distress some readers. South Sudanese women and girls unfortunately are soft targets for unspeakable sexual violence. The crime has witnessed an “upsurge [particularly] after warring leaders signed an agreement to end five years of conflict in the country,” in late 2019. Despite

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Remembering Asifa Bano: The Tragedy Of Her Passing

In early June, the verdict for the brutally savage drugging, gang rape and murder of 8-year-old Asifa Bano in Jammu Kashmir state was delivered which saw three men sentenced to life imprisonment and a further three police personnel jailed for five years for their complicity in her torture and the

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Rohingya Refugees To Remain Safe As Repatriation Plans Face A Dead End: A Positive Turn For The Better

As of 16th November, a clear shift away from Rohingya repatriation efforts can be evidenced. Following months of outcry by Rohingya refugees and strong critiques of repatriation plans and negotiations by Rohingya leaders, high-level human rights agencies, and not-for-profits- Bangladesh has indeed heeded the concerns expressed. Prior to arriving at

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Providing Adequate And Safe Living Arrangements For Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

Although official estimates have remained inexact regarding the actual number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh at present, Bangladeshi authorities have suggested that ‘the number exceeds one million.’ The magnitude of such numbers clearly puts Bangladeshi resources under significant strain in its attempts to equip these displaced people with the necessities

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Countless To Suffer From Hunger Globally In War Torn Regions As Food Deprivation Through Aid Impediment Cripples Civilian Lives: A Yemeni Focus

Access to and delivery of critical food aid in war-torn Yemen is under threat, as recent attacks have deliberately targeted the World Food Programme run warehouse holding facilities and delivery vehicles. Whilst the precise identity of the assailants responsible for the ambush remains unresolved. What is clear is that should

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The Rohingya Diaspora In Bangladesh

The politically persecuted Rohingya heralding from the Burmese nation state have sought refuge in neighboring countries, particularly that of Bangladesh, though escape from brutality is not akin to  escape from hardship- as survival in a foreign land proves beyond difficult. Briefly, the Rohingya officially became a stateless people in 1982

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The War Against Innocents: The April Douma Attacks

The chapters of the Syrian War appear cyclical and endless, with the only apparent victory, attained by malignant forces, emanating from the rising civilian body count over the years. April 7th of 2018, inked into the pages of Syrian warfare, the death and suffering of dozens, and possibly hundreds of

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South Sudan: Bloodshed And Brutality – A Land Without Peace

The bloodshed, debauchery, and havoc girth by the Sudanese civilian war, with the April 16th to May 24th period witnessing a significant escalation in the use of violence against civilians, inks another gory chapter into the South Sudanese war. Gender-based violence, ignorant of age, has been utilized as a fore-runner

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