War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity Committed in Libya Since 2016, UN Probe Reveals

War crimes and crimes against humanity, including murder, torture, and recruitment of child soldiers, have been committed in Libya since 2016, a United Nations (UN) investigation revealed on Oct. 4. The independent fact-finding mission, commissioned by the UN Human Rights …

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TikTok Faces Two Data Privacy Probes from EU Regulator

The European Union’s data privacy regulator has opened two probes into Chinese-owned video app TikTok regarding the processing of children’s personal data and alleged transfers of user information to China. Ireland’s Data Privacy Commission (DPC), TikTok’s main EU regulator, launched …

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Iranian-backed Forces Accused of Hijacking Oil Tanker off UAE Coast

Britain’s Maritime Trade Operations has accused Iranian-backed forces of seizing an oil tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. The maritime security agency has initially reported the incident as a “potential hijack” and …

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Turkish President Erdogan Criticized Over Plans to Reopen ‘Ghost Town’ in Cyprus

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and a top European Union (EU) official have criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his plans to reopen a part of an abandoned town in  Erdogan, together with Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus President Ersin …

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U.S. “Disappointed” Over Turkey’s Decision to Leave Istanbul Convention

U.S. President Joe Biden said he was “deeply disappointed” Sunday after Turkey left the Istanbul Convention, the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government announced on Saturday that they would …

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Morocco to Extradite Australian Citizen Targeted by Saudi Arabia for Political Opinions

Morocco will now extradite Osama al- Hasani, an Australian citizen to Saudi Arabia, believed to be targeted for his political opinions, following a court decision. Al-Hasani was arrested on February 8 in Morocco just after he had arrived to be …

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China Has Violated the UN Genocide Convention in Its Treatment of Uighurs, New Report Claims

The Chinese government has violated every article of the United Nations (UN) Genocide Convention in its treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in the region of Xinjiang, a new legal report revealed. According to the landmark report published by a …

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