Tag Archives: War

The Central African Republic Crisis Rages On



Boy in War Torn Ngaoundaye, Central African Republic, Photo by hdptcar

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 23:16 p.m. DST, 18 December 2013 CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, Africa – I first wrote about the Central African Republic’s deplorable conditions in September, and the situation has worsened since. Luckily, the international community has recently made much larger efforts to step in, intervene, and restore stability but there is […]

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Wizard of Oz, Photo by Richard Jones

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 02:10 a.m. DST, 17 December 2013 Toto, Toto Where am I? I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore. My footsteps lead us here: But what is here? I heard we are at the Mecca But our leader is leaving and creativity has gone missing. I heard we […]

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Central African Republic’s Tragic Conditions



Rebel in northern Central African Republic 02, Photo by Hdptcar

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 21:41 p.m. DST, 12 September 2013 CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, Africa – A few United Nations agencies have released new reports that disclose the dire statistics of the current status of the Central African Republic (CAR). Although a peace agreement was reached in January between the national government and the […]

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President Otto Perez Molina Accused of Genocide



Genocide, Human Skulls, Sedlec Ossuary, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, Photo Courtesy of Sean Malloy

Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 14:04 DST, 10 April 2013 GUATEMALA CITY – During the trial of the former U.S.-backed military president Efrain Rios Montt, a former soldier implicated the former army general and current Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina in civil war atrocities. Hugo Reyes, a soldier who was a mechanic in part […]

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Ugandans Leverage Viral Activism



Former child abductee with LRA, Photo by Sean Sprague

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:54 PM EDT,  23 April 2012 KAMPALA, Uganda – The Joseph Kony video that revealed gross human rights abuses in Uganda, particularly with regard to the kidnapping of children who were subsequently pressed into war as child soldiers, is not without its critics. Many Ugandans feel that their involvement in […]

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