Monday, December 11, 2017

Dahabshiil waives charges in aid of Mogadishu blast victims

Money transfer company Dahabshiil has waived all commission charged on money sent to aid victims of Mogadishu terror attack. "We stand with our community and...

Justin Trudeau rolls the dice on immigration

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is doing something no Canadian government has done for decades: It is gambling on a lot more immigration. There should be...

“Ethnic clashes” in Ethiopia: setting the record straight

First, there are the undisputed events. Then there are the media reactions, and these – apart from a few rare exceptions, among them some...
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Rwanda: Unlawful Military Detention, Torture

Beatings, Asphyxiations, Electric Shocks, Mock Executions to Extract Confessions Rwanda’s military has routinely unlawfully detained and tortured detainees with beatings, asphyxiations, mock executions, and electric...

Rakhine State: Burma’s Military “Massacred Villagers”: Human Rights Watch Brief

The Burmese military summarily executed several dozen Rohingya Muslims in Maung Nu village in Burma’s Rakhine State on August 27, 2017, Human Rights Watch...

Spain’s Flawed Response to the Catalonian Referendum

How Its Overreaction Legitimized the Call for Independence Madrid responded to this weekend’s referendum on Catalan independence by sending in thousands of police, who beat up voters...

London’s Uber Ban Raises Questions on Race and Immigration

There is one question that bothers Sahrab Shinwari: “Would they have banned Uber if its drivers had been white and English?” The shock decision last...

Yemeni refugees in Somaliland find conditions even harder than at home

In-depth: Refugees here struggle to feed their children and keep a roof over their head as they face drought and staggering unemployment, reports Matthew...

How Saudi women’s license to drive has dealt a major blow to radicals

Saudi King Salman’s royal decree on granting driving licenses for women in the kingdom as of next June reaffirms the government’s aims for women...

Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump’s player comments

A wave of protests swept across the National Football League as President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US...

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Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...