Iran Should be Charged for Shooting Down Ukrainian Plane, UN Expert Says

A United Nations (UN) expert has accused Iran of lying about shooting down a Ukrainian commercial airplane last year and has said that several high-level Iranian officials should be charged over the incident. UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard on extrajudicial, …

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Italian Ambassador to Democratic Republic of the Congo Killed after UN Convoy was Ambushed by Gunmen

Luca Attanasio, the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and two companions were killed in an attack on a United Nations convoy in eastern DRC. Attanasio, a military policeman, and a driver were attacked at around 10:15 …

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Mogadishu: Firefight and Explosions Erupt at Opposition Demonstration

Gunfire breaks out in Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu amidst protests by political opposition and government leaders. Several actively-running presidential candidates were in attendance at the demonstration, as well as former Prime Minister Hassan Kheire. Somali security forces exchanged fire …

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Burmese Police Harass Striking Railway Workers in Mandalay

Burmese Police have violently dispersed striking railway workers in Mandalay with rubber bullets and tear gas. The railway workers joined pro-democracy protesters in obstructing the Rail Bus Engine (RBE) trains using log barricades to protest the Tatmadaw coup.  The protests …

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Haitian Migrants Clash with Border Patrols Along the Peru-Brazil Border

Haitian migrants tried to cross the border between Peru and Brazil, which they were prohibited due to COVID-19 restrictions, causeiung a clash between Peru authorities and migrants. According to witnesses in the Peruvian region of Madre de Dios, a group …

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