Sanctions

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 11:58

This week, Egypt faces renewed criticism over its human rights record after the release of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s assessment of human rights in Egypt since 2011. Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Mexico city to push the government for a more forceful response to the case of 43 university students who have been missing for over a month. After a military takeover in Burkina Faso, the African Union is threatening to implement sanctions. Georgia’s Prime Minister dismissed the Minister of Defense after he commented on the arrest of several of his colleagues at the Ministry of Defense.