Rosie Pasqualino

About Rosie Pasqualino

Rosie is a third-year Human Rights and Equity Studies major at York University in Toronto, Canada. She has an interest in international and human rights law and advocates for the protection of refugees and displaced persons.

Asylum Seekers In Algeria Unjustly Sent To Niger

For several months, Algeria has been forcibly and violently expelling thousands of migrants – both registered asylum seekers and undocumented migrants – to Niger. According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), mass arrests are taking place and asylum seekers in cities such as Oran, Algiers, and Blida have been stripped of […]

Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Beaten After Hunger Strike

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are currently facing a human rights crisis and fear for their safety after staging a hunger strike, which began on September 21st, 2020. According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), the protest was in response to Bangladesh’s attempt to relocate an estimated 10,000 Rohingyans to an unsafe […]

Egyptians Protest al-Sisi’s Government In ‘Friday of Anger’ Rallies 4

  On September 25th, 2020, Egyptian activists and demonstrators across the country took place in anti-government protests referred to as ‘Friday of Anger’ rallies. These demonstrations, which have taken place for over six days, call for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi from office. Though protests have been banned […]

Mali Transitionary Government Established 2

On Saturday, September 12th, 2020, Mali established an 18-month transitional government following last month’s coup against former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta as well as, Prime Minister Boubou Cisse. The transitionary government has been approved until an election can be held. According to Aljazeera, a charter was created, which allows for […]