The Quest Towards Accountability – Central African Republic

Central African Republic (CAR), deeply unstable since its independence, has been ravaged by a full-scale civil war since 2013. Impunity, political unrest, human rights violations and violence have increased, resulting in a protracted humanitarian crisis. Despite the recent relatively peaceful elections in 2016 and the peace talks in June 2017,  levels of insecurity and violence … More The Quest Towards Accountability – Central African Republic

How a ruthless war festered into the world’s worst cholera outbreak

In August, 500,000 Yemenis were suffering from cholera, an extremely contagious bacterial infection. Astoundingly, merely a month later, this figure had risen to 700,000. Left untreated, cholera can kill within the first few hours of infection. With Yemen’s public services in a state of disarray, the death toll has climbed to more than 2,000 since … More How a ruthless war festered into the world’s worst cholera outbreak

Anti-Semitism in Leeds

Rise in anti-Semitic attacks during National Hate Crime Awareness Week Genocide is everywhere and always preceded by a surge of hate speech directed at religious or ethnic minorities. In Rwanda, Tutsi were called ‘cockroaches’ in order to dehumanise them and to justify their mass murder. This relationship suggests we should be wary of how similar … More Anti-Semitism in Leeds