Dec 11th, 2012
Katie Gresham In honor of World Human Rights Day (December 10), I would like to present to you the top 10 worst human rights offenders in the world, with a little help from Freedom House, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International. This list is far from comprehensive and updated stats in January m...
Aug 2nd, 2012
Egypt, who endured a torrid start to the Olympic men’s soccer competition when they trailed 3-0 to Brazil in their opener, completed a remarkable recovery by reaching the quarter-finals with a 3-1 win over Belarus on Wednesday, Gold medal favourites Brazil completed their perfect run of three s...
Mar 1st, 2011
Abidjan – Eight newspapers close to Alassane Ouattara, the widely recognised winner of polls in Ivory Coast, on Tuesday announced they were closing because of harassment by supporters of strongman Laurent Gbagbo. Grouped in a collective, the owners of these papers issued a statement denouncing ...
Jan 21st, 2011
The authoritarian president of Belarus warned Friday that no dissent will be tolerated as he took the oath of office for a fourth time in a ceremony that was boycotted by European Union ambassadors. Alexander Lukashenko was re-elected last month in a vote widely seen as fraudulent and has since crack...