Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist treating victims of sexual violence in Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by the ISIS, have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
DC Comics fans seem to mostly be split on their excitement for the DC Universe’s first streaming series. After the first Titans trailer arrived with the famous “Fuck Batman” line spouted out of Robin’s mouth, it was clear this was going to be a dark and gritty series taking full advantage of the lack censors […]
The controversial land-confiscation policy proposed by the Ramaphosa-led ANC government could ignite clashes among South African citizens, who are split into two rival camps on the issue along racial lines. The new legislation allowing land seizure without compensation, which was proposed by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) as early as 2015 and supported by […]
UN investigators said Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the Houthis may all have committed war crimes, including sexual violence and recruiting child soldiers, in a damning report detailing atrocities in the Yemen conflict. The UN’s Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen found all parties in the conflict have committed substantial human rights […]
After Sunday’s poorly attended ‘Unite the Right 2’ white nationalist rally, CNN host Chris Cuomo argued that violence perpetrated by Antifa, while wrong in the eyes of the law, was morally superior to the violence of “hate.” In his closing monologue on Monday night, Cuomo delivered a criticism of all violence from those on both […]
Tensions between asylum seekers and police, aggressive drug addicts and government inaction – the volatile atmosphere in a Paris district is forcing a pro-migrant group to cut off their vital volunteer work for newcomers. Solidarité Migrants Wilson has been distributing food for migrants near Porte de la Chapelle station in Paris’ 18th district for 20 […]
At least three people have been killed in the Zimbabwean capital Harare after violent clashes erupted over the outcome of the presidential and parliamentary vote held on Monday. As the tension between police and protesters ramped up on Wednesday, the authorities deployed the military to the streets, who used live rounds to quell the unrest. […]
The question of whether there is a relationship between mental illness and violence — and the potential threat it may pose to public safety — has been renewed in the aftermath of Toronto’s Danforth tragedy.
During a recent congressional hearing, Facebook showed that its policies could use a bit of work when it comes to addressing posts threatening violence. Now, the tech giant has finally taken steps to combat that particular issue, announcing a policy change that will allow it to take down fake news posts that incite violence and […]
At least eight people have been killed in Nicaragua after violent clashes between authorities and demonstrators resumed just hours after peace talks. Outrage at President Daniel Ortega’s decision to slash pensions has sparked vicious confrontations between police and protesters since April. Despite an agreement earlier this week to discuss reforms, gunshots were heard in the […]