Nicholas Goldstein

Escaping To Bangladesh

The UN has estimated that 58,000 refugees have crossed the border from Myanmar to Bangladesh as Bangladeshi police have ignored government orders to control the border. The refugees have come from Myanmar’s Rakhine state, where government security forces and Buddhist mobs have been accused of burning villages and inciting violence. […]

Venezuela’s Deep Divisions

Venezuela’s entrenched divisions have once again flared up, this time in response to President Nicolas Maduro’s pledge to go ahead reshaping the government. Time Magazine has reported that anti-government protests in Venezuela have left two dead. Masked protesters mounted a blockade around the capital, Caracas, and grew violent, effectively isolating […]