Articles for author: Bianca Echa

Bianca Echa

Nigeria’s President Orders Investigation Into 85 Deaths Caused by Military Drones

Nigeria’s President Orders Investigation Into 85 Deaths Caused by Military Drones

Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu announced on Tuesday an investigation into the military drone attack that killed 85 people in the village of Tundun Biri. A spokesperson for Tinubu attributed Sunday’s incident to a “bombing mishap,” and said in a statement that the subsequent deaths were “very unfortunate, disturbing, and painful.” He confirmed that Tinubu has ...

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What to Know About Israel’s Expanding Ground Assault in Gaza

What to Know About Israel’s Expanding Ground Assault in Gaza

Gazans are facing new mass evacuation notices after the Israeli military said on Sunday that its ground assault in Gaza had expanded to include all of the Palestinian enclave.  On Monday, Israeli forces urged residents to evacuate central Gaza and the southern city of Khan Younis, which has since faced a campaign of heavy bombing. ...

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Russia’s Court Ban of the ‘LGBTQ Movement’ Is the Latest Global Move Against Inclusion

Russia’s Court Ban of the ‘LGBTQ Movement’ Is the Latest Global Move Against Inclusion

Russia’s Supreme Court has moved to classify the “international LGBT social movement” as an extremist organization in the latest global move against LGBTQ+ inclusivity. The Thursday ruling criminalizes not just any activist working to advance human rights for queer individuals, but could also enable prosecutors to target anyone who supports LGBTQ+ people. The move is ...

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Sheryl Sandberg Calls for More Outrage Over Attacks on Women on Oct. 7

Sheryl Sandberg Calls for More Outrage Over Attacks on Women on Oct. 7

Sheryl Sandberg, the high profile former Meta executive, spoke alongside Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and several Israeli officials at an event designed to highlight the atrocities committed against women by Hamas during its attacks on Israel on Oct. 7, and to scold the international community for its silence on the issue. Former Secretary of State Hillary ...

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