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On June 18, 2024, huge demonstrations broke out in Kenya over the contested Finance Bill 2024. These protests initially intended to compel legislators to reject the bill, which featured provisions that would financially burden Kenyans. Unlike the previous protests against the Finance Bill 2023, this one had several distinguishing characteristics. Primarily, the country’s Gen Z youth spearheaded these [...]

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Israel on Friday to immediately halt its military offensive in the Palestinian city of Rafah — the last major population center in the Gaza Strip following months of violent conflict. In this explainer, we unpack the situation in Gaza, the case against Israel, Israel’s response, and the basics [...]

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Pakistan’s deputy prime minister Ishaq Dar said Wednesday that the country repatriated more than 3,000 Pakistani students from Kyrgyzstan over the past week amid the mob attacks targeting international students, including Pakistani students, in Kyrgyzstan. The number of repatriated Pakistani students from Kyrgyzstan is expected to exceed 4,000 by Thursday.  International students, including Pakistanis, were the targets [...]

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One of the major global issues facing many nations in both the developing or developed categories is forced migration and displacement during crises. No matter which region, continent, or nation is the focus, every state, in addition to several other political players, has its own role to play in addressing this complex problem. Situational analysis [...]

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Pakistan Foreign Ministry summoned Kyrgyzstan’s ambassador to the country over concerns about recent violence against Pakistani students in Kyrgyzstan issued a press release Saturday. Mob violence against foreigners in Bishkek on Friday injured at least 29 people from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Egypt. The violence and acute animosity toward migrants has unclear origins, but Kyrgyz authorities [...]

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Thousands of people marched in Tel Aviv on Thursday to demand a ceasefire and hostage deal, as well as a revived Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The march was led by Standing Together, a joint Jewish-Palestinian peace movement in Israel. Alon Lee-Green, the group’s Jewish co-director, said the march, composed of both Jewish and Palestinian protestors, was [...]

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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) ordered approximately 100,000 Palestinians on Monday to evacuate parts of Rafah as it prepares for military operations in the southern Gazan city. The order came after the Hamas delegation left Cairo saying the latest round of ceasefire negotiations ended without an agreement. Hamas initially said they planned to return to [...]

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Members of the Palestinian Civil Defense, an emergency response group in Palestine, called on the United Nations and the international community to conduct an independent investigation of mass graves at Gaza’s Nasser and al-Shifa hospitals in a press conference on Thursday. The officials also called for a halt to the fighting and for a surge [...]

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