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· May, 2015

Stories about International Relations from May, 2015

10 May 2015

The Humanitarian Crisis You Haven't Heard of in Burundi

How a Traditional African Game Spread Throughout the World

Rising Voices

An ancient strategy game enjoyed from the villages of the Sahel to the Mozambique Channel's fishing communities shows how intermingled Africa's cultures are.

9 May 2015

Philippines Deports Thai Worker for Insulting Filipinos on Facebook

Advox

Some Filipinos in Thailand criticized the deportation: "Offensive, hateful and downright irresponsible as [the remarks] are, they were not criminal."

6 May 2015

Questions After Indonesia Executes Drug Convicts From Australia, Brazil and Nigeria

Debates continue about the death penalty law, the ‘war on drugs’, and the possibility that some of the convicts could be victims of injustice.

Former French Defense Minister Finds Excuses for the Alleged Rape of Central African Children by French Soldiers

3 May 2015

State Department Responds to Turkish Official's Criticism of Police Brutality with Tepid Humour

"Maybe she is doing what your dog media was doing during the Gezi protests and licking the government’s ass!"

How Israeli High-Tech Firms Are Up-Armoring the U.S.-Mexico Border

"Like the Gaza Strip for the Israelis, the U.S. borderlands, dubbed a “constitution-free zone” by the ACLU, are becoming a vast open-air laboratory for tech companies."

2 May 2015

Let's Change How the United Nations Secretary General is Chosen

The UN Secretary-General plays a crucial role in tackling global challenges. The 1 for 7 billion campaign is looking to improve the selection process for the UN's top job.

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