A Uighur protester wears a mask featuring the flag and colors of "East Turkestan," an unofficial name for the Xinjiang region of Western China. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP Images

1 million Muslims detained in Chinese re-education camps

At least 1 million Uighur Muslims are currently detained in China’s self-declared “re-education” centers, which face multiple allegations of torturing those in the camps. According to BBC, a UN committee…

A coffin containing the remains of one of the 4 police officers killed Thursday, Oct. 3rd 2019. All 4 officers were posthumously awarded the Legion of Honor. Francois Mori/AP Images

This Week Around the World – Sept. 29–Oct. 4

Sept. 29 Lesbos, Greece: Protesting migrants set two fires at the Moria refugee camp, demanding to be transferred to mainland Greece from the small, overcrowded eastern island of Lesbos. The…

Iris Duquesne of France speaks at the UN Youth Climate Summit on Sept. 23, 2019 in New York. She stands next to Greta Thunberg of Sweden, who has made international headlines while speaking out against Climate Change. (Mark Lennihan/AP Images)

Young people call for climate action

The Youth Climate Summit was the opening event for the three-day UN Climate Action Summit and came less than 24-hours after thousands of students from over 120 countries skipped school…