Author: communications

Current Communications Director: Victoria Fleming and Charmaine Lee

By Chad Rickaby, Blog Writer The Central African Republic requires immediate attention from, and action by, the global community. Their internal conflict – simplified to be mainly between Christian militias operating under the name ‘anti balaka’, and the Muslim (ex)‘seleka’ group (claimed to have disbanded, but many members remain armed and violent) – has created… Read More

By Sho Shibata, Blog Writer A majority of public dialogue around the ongoing crises in the Middle East condemns the aggressive geo-political expansion of ISIS’ (or ISIL – the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria/Levant) strategies and goals. This expansion has spurred a humanitarian crisis in the region and in particular in Northern Iraq.… Read More

By Evan Gray, Blog Writer Since January 2nd, the deadline for the surrender of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), UN and Congolese forces have begun preparations for a major military offensive against the Hutu rebel group, which has wreaked havoc in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since its formation in… Read More

By Evan Gray, Blog Writer On Friday, the 12th of December, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, officially shelved the Court’s investigation into war crimes in Sudan’s Darfur region until further notice. Despite over 9 years of investigation and the existence of 5 outstanding arrest warrants in the case, Bensouda, blaming the… Read More