Sarah Eikenberry


U.N. Warns Of Genocide In C.A.R As Six Red Cross Volunteers Are Announced Dead

The deaths of dozens of civilians and six Red Cross workers were announced on Wednesday, just one day after the U.N. declared early warning signs of genocide in the Central African Republic. The aid workers and civilians died in a clash between an armed group and a self-defence group in […]


Another “Marry-Your-Rapist” Law Falls, This Time In Jordan

On August 1st, the Jordanian government voted to repeal Article 308, a provision of the law that allows rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims and stay with them for at least three years, as long as the victim is between the ages of 15 and 18, of […]


Congolese Warlord Wanted for Mass Rape Turns Himself In

An infamous Congolese warlord, wanted for crimes against humanity, turned himself in to the United Nations Peacekeeping mission on Wednesday. Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka is the founder of an armed group based in eastern DRC known as Nduma Defense of Congo, a militia notorious for rape, mutilation, and overall destruction. There […]


Another 38 Mass Graves Found In Kasai Remind World Of Horrors Happening In The DRC

The United Nations has reported the discovery of an additional 38 mass graves in the Democratic Republic of Congo, making the total count of mass graves found in recent months at least 80. The mass graves were found in the Kamonia territory of Kasai province, an area that has been […]


As Turkey’s Ruling Party Elects Erdogan As Leader, Hope Of A Peaceful And Democratic Future In For The Country Fades

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was elected as the leader of Turkey’s ruling party, the Justice and Development Party, or AK Party, on May 21, 2017. This vote comes just weeks after the controversial Turkish referendum that gave Erdogan sweeping new powers and eliminated a constitutional amendment that required presidents […]