Protesters In Sudan Are Defying President Bashir’s Nationwide Ban On Protest

President Omar al-Bashir declared a state of emergency last month in response to the protest that erupted in mid-December of last year. This state of emergency is described by many as being a last ditch effort to quell the uprising in Sudan that threatens Omar al-Bashir's presidency and his 30-year reign as a dictator. Immediately … Continue reading Protesters In Sudan Are Defying President Bashir’s Nationwide Ban On Protest

Sudanese School Teacher Accused Of Organizing Protest Was Tortured To Death By Government Forces

On Thursday, February 7th a team of investigators in Sudan concluded that a 36-year-old teacher from the state of Kassala was tortured to death after being arrested and interrogated by government forces. Government forces accuse Ahmed al-Kheir of being a key organizer in protest that have been rocking Sudan since December 19th of last year. … Continue reading Sudanese School Teacher Accused Of Organizing Protest Was Tortured To Death By Government Forces

Is India Occupying Kashmir For Its Natural Resources?

Kashmir is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is also one of the most militarized areas in the world. That is because Pakistan and India both profess Kashmir to be their own. This dispute has led to three wars between India and Pakistan, and decades of instability in … Continue reading Is India Occupying Kashmir For Its Natural Resources?

Bashir’s Government Forces Are Brutalizing Protesters In Sudan

Late last month al-Bashir's government began restricting access to popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter which have been used by demonstrators to coordinate protest in major cities across Sudan. President Omar al-Bashir has ruled over Sudan for 30 years after coming to power during a military coup in 1989. According to Reuters, there … Continue reading Bashir’s Government Forces Are Brutalizing Protesters In Sudan

UAE Court Upholds 10 Year Sentence Of Ahmed Mansoor For Criticizing The Goverment On Social Media

Last week the State Security Court in the United Arab Emirates upheld a  10-year jail sentence of human rights activist and poet Ahmed Mansoor  for criticizing the government of the UAE on social media. The Emirates  accuse Mansoor of publishing false information, promoting a sectarian  and hate-incited agenda, and using social media to "harm national … Continue reading UAE Court Upholds 10 Year Sentence Of Ahmed Mansoor For Criticizing The Goverment On Social Media

Journalist Go On Strike In Sudan As 37 Are Killed In Anti-Bashir Protest

Reporters in Sudan have faced threats, arrest, and torture from President Omar al-Bashir's security forces as they try to cover the anti-Bashir protest happening in major cities throughout Sudan. Violence against demonstrators is growing as 37 protesters have been shot dead and over 200 wounded in protest recently. “The number is higher than 37 as … Continue reading Journalist Go On Strike In Sudan As 37 Are Killed In Anti-Bashir Protest

Nearly 600,000 Children At Risk Of Death From Hunger In War Zones

A startling new report from Save the Children states that an estimated 590,000 children in war-zones will die from malnutrition as they are expected to not receive treatment. Save the Children hypothesized that there are 4.5 million children under the age of 5 that need treatment for life-threatening malnutrition in some of the most war-torn … Continue reading Nearly 600,000 Children At Risk Of Death From Hunger In War Zones

The Democrats Feigned Changes Underscore The Need For A People’s Party

The Democratic National Committee recently passed a rule that would prevent superdelegates from casting votes in the first round of voting. The DNC claims they are trying to provide voters a "transparent" election process. Transparency in our election process would include the DNC informing the public of a rule passed by the DNC in secret, … Continue reading The Democrats Feigned Changes Underscore The Need For A People’s Party