Conflict update: March 13 2017

TURKEY A few hours ago Ankara turned its diplomatic dispute with the Netherlands up to 11 by barring the Dutch ambassador from returning to Turkey and announcing that it was suspending diplomatic relations with Amsterdam. The Turkish government further said that it was closing its airspace to Dutch diplomats and that it would pursue action … Continue reading Conflict update: March 13 2017

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The unfolding humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia

For the past couple of weeks, the Ethiopian government has been killing dozens of people, many of them students and farmers, protesting a plan to expand the country's capital, Addis Ababa, into surrounding rural areas of the country's Oromia region. The Oromo, who inhabit Oromia and are the largest of Ethiopia's almost innumerable (seriously, there … Continue reading The unfolding humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia