There is a new online resource that is putting the world news on the map; The World on The Map is a cartographic project aiming to put the world news on the map for a better understanding of current events, historical facts, geopolitical challenges and cultural issues in the [continue reading].
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In January of 2015, a man named Raif Badawi was lashed in public in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah. His crime? Blogging critically about the role of religion in Saudi life in 2012 — an act that Saudi courts said insulted Islam. In addition to 1,000 lashes, Badawi, a [continue reading].
Why people with a voice must demand that world leaders intervene in the Saudi-led coalition attack on the Yemeni people. This is the basic history of territory, and important differences between Yemeni and Saudi way of life and beliefs. This attack on Yemen, a country of [continue reading].
The latest attempt at a humanitarian pause in Yemen “has not been respected by any party to the conflict,” the United Nations’ humanitarian chief said Tuesday, adding that a plan to reach 3 million Yemenis with aid is ready to go if only the fighting would [continue reading].