October 18 Paris, France: Thousands of people gathered on Paris’ Place de la Republique to mourn a murdered teacher and express their support for freedom of expression and secular education….
Teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg awarded Normandy’s first Freedom Prize. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
This Week Around the World – July 17–21
July 17 Geneva, Switzerland: The World Health Organization labeled the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as “a public health emergency of international concern” after a…
UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard concluded this week there was credible evidence linking the Saudi royal family including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the murder of self-exiled journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
This Week Around the World – June 16–23:
June 16 Argentina; Uruguay; Paraguay: All of Argentina, Uruguay and parts of Paraguay experienced a massive power outage, leaving some 50 million people without power. According to TeleSUR, the blackout…