Author: Katrina Ostapchuk

Clashes In West Darfur, Forces Thousands To Seek Refuge In Chad

Nearly 2,000 people in Western Darfur have fled for their lives into neighbouring Chad this week, following renewed clashes in the region. The recent eruption of violence between the Masalit and Arab communities began on April 3rd, when unknown assailants shot at a group of Masalit men, killing two and

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Separatist Violence Escalates In Ukraine’s Donbas Region

A member of the Ukrainian forces was killed by shelling from Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s Donbas region on April 8th. According to the Ukrainian military, there have been five deaths in the eastern border region in the last week. Reports of renewed front-line clashes and the mobilization of troops on

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United States Sanctions Myanmar over Human Rights Violations

The United States has recently placed sanctions against individuals in the highest ranks of the Myanmar Armed Forces (known as the Tatmadaw) and a number of major economic entities in Myanmar. These measures are part of an international response to a military coup d’état in Myanmar where the democratically elected

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