The treaty was negotiated by more than 70 countries at the United Nations Minamata Convention on Mercury and went into effect for the first time today.
4 years to the day, not a single Government official has been held accountable for their role in the Rabaa Massacre of 2013, during which Government forces led by President al-Sisi, whom had assumed control of the country through military coup 2 weeks earlier, literally slaughtered over 1,000 protestors in the streets of Cairo for opposing his rule. In the years to follow, as many as 1,700 people have been “disappeared” by Sisi’s regime, hundreds more have been incarcerated and journalists whom report on these events continue to be imprisoned without trial.
These days, it is virtually impossible for any person to criticize Israel or have a rational conversation about the country and their activities. In this article, I will attempt to factually breakdown some of the largest lies and fallacies surrounding the political practices of Israel right now and let the facts speak for themselves.
Speaking towards protestors at his 2nd State of The Union address, Duterte did not shy away from international criticism regarding his administrations brutal crackdown on drugs. On the contrary, Duterte promises to be even more “unrelenting” in his 2nd year in office.
In an update from an article written in November of last year, earlier this week, Nigeria played host to massive anti-Government rallies. According to reports, Nigerians were protesting forced eviction recently carried out by Nigerian police in the coastal city of Lagos.
This weekend Uganda played host to the first annual Nile Basin Countries Summit. Most notably among the attendees was President Sisi of Egypt and President Desalegne of Ethiopia. Historically Egypt has refused to negotiate their share of the Nile with African Nations up stream and unfortunately, this week was not much different.
Taking the opportunity to educate people why refugees are not the enemy, but rather some of the most vulnerable people in society whom deserve our support. As well as to remind people why the notion of “Nationalism” is a complete fallacy.
According to a 2015 report which spurned the investigation, over 20,000 young men were arrested without trial and 8,000 more were killed, suffocated or tortured under the orders or senior members of Nigeria’s military.
Believe it or not, the Manchester terror attack of June 3rd 2017 was indeed motivated by religious extremists. No, I am not talking about ISIS or even Muslims, but rather a group of radicalized Christians known as Britain First, whom have long been publicly fighting to rid their country of Muslim influence.
From Syria to Iran to North Korea, the US’s relationship with Russia is quickly deteriorating. Public poll data from inside Russia suggests that Russian citizens no longer feel that US relations with Russia will improve under Trump. Instead, more and more people believe the future is looking bleaker by the day.
Donald Trump has been expressing his love for coal/oil and the fossil fuel industry in general for quite some time now. In this article I will attempt to explain how, in terms of macro-economics, high gas prices are extremely beneficial for many of Americas largest businesses.
Last November, in violation of international law, Nigerian authorities carried out forced evictions on coastal “slumlands” in Lagos – resulting in +30,000 refugees. 3 months later now, after Nigerian authorities have threatened to carry out more evictions in Mpape, courts in Nigeria have stepped forward to prevent their Government from carrying out this action – ruling all such activity “illegal.” 100,000’s of thousands of people would have become displaced without the courts intervention.