“We call on President Buhari to keep his word and investigate thoroughly the abuse and deaths at Giwa. It’s a death camp that must be closed. The fight against Boko Haram is no excuse to imprison children.” – Aster Van Kregten, Senior Research Advisor for Nigeria The previous government was astonishingly slow to respond to … More Nigeria’s Forgotten Children
A few weeks ago, the world was holding their breath that for once good news would be coming out of Colombia’s decades-long war. A peace deal was announced between the government and FARC, and while not the toughest deal many wanted, polling showed the plebiscite would pass, thus making the deal official. But in the … More Colombia’s Referendum
Rumours are swirling around UN headquarters that China is hoping that the next head of the Department of UN Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) will be one of their countrymen. It is an office that has always been held by someone from the West, France, the UK, the US, Canada, etc, as it is seen as an obviously … More China and UN Peacekeeping
The US, Australia, and the UK have recently seen an upsurge of fears of China’s increasing influence in both countries. In Australia, the debate is about China’s involvement in industry and business in the country, whereas in the US the worry is about the potential takeover of a major American industry: film. In the UK, debate … More China’s Growing Influences
Fascinating look at the various advertisements that shatter gender stereotypes.