Following the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, which resulted in the death of over 800,000 Rwandans, President Paul Kagame was tasked with the difficult job of uniting the country and restoring the economy. As the genocide significantly affected the health of ...

Just yesterday, I met with an administrator from my high school and a former peer for lunch. As we laughed and reminisced on our time in school, we underscored the importance of the classroom and how school provided us with ...

LOS ANGELES — While there is a lot of debate about who can be, or should be, classified as a political prisoner, it is generally understood that a political prisoner is someone imprisoned due to his or her political activities ...

LOS ANGELES — With the U.S. midterm elections soon approaching, there are growing fears of the use of information and cyberwarfare to undermine the elections (again). This tactic, a hallmark of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s approach to international affairs, deeply ...

LOS ANGELES — I was born one month after 9/11 in New York City. And though I do not remember the day the towers fell, the stories and effects of this horrific day, and the sadness that followed, is at ...

Despite there being some progress for transgender Americans, it’s not nearly enough. Transgender Americans continue to face fierce discrimination. In 2020, the worst year on record for transphonic violence, 44 trans people were killed, the majority of whom were Black ...

NEW YORK — On Tuesday, General Azem Bermandoa, a spokesman for Chad’s transitional military council, appeared on national television to announce that President Marshal Idriss Déby Itno of Chad died after sustaining injuries from clashes with rebels in the country’s ...

This past September, Yoshihide Suga became the 64th Japanese Prime Minister, following the resignation of Shinzo Abe, who left the position in August due to an illness. The Japanese have the oldest monarchy in the world, with the line of ...

There is severe underreporting of the ongoing violence in Chad and its surrounding countries. While mainstream news sources fail to detail the immense destruction, poverty, hunger and human rights violations taking place in the Central African country, Chadians continue to ...

Climate change is one of the most critical existential threats to humankind. Despite some world leaders and citizens disputing the basic facts of the ongoing climate crisis, the 20 warmest years on record have taken place in the last 22 ...