The BIC welcomes the signing of a peace deal between the Sudanese Government and the Sudan Revolutionary Front rebel group coalition.
The BIC's Political Analyst Ben Lowings said:
Discussion paper of the Brussels International Center’s Latest Developments in Libya’s Conflict: Finding a Way Forward webinar event on 28 May 2020
At a Glance:
Human rights violations have been ongoing in Turkey for decades, bolstered through an unjust legal system that results in the systemic grievances that the EU has failed to properly address. This report finds that these violations disproportionately impact artists, academics, lawyers and activists who express opposition against the regime.
BIC Reacts to the Attempted Assassination of the Sudanese Prime Minister:
BIC is concerned to hear the news that there was an assassination attempt on Sudanese Prime Minister Adballa Hamdok in Khartoum earlier today.
Ongoing protests in Iraq have once again fueled discussion of sectarian rhetoric that has been used to describe the evolving situation in Iraq for decades. In a post-Hussein, post-2003 United States invasion Iraq, sectarianism has been coined as a term to describe widespread historical issues throughout the country. After the US invasion of 2003, the fragile government of Iraq fell victim to deep divisions that allowed Iran to advance their influence in Iraq, in a time of weakness.