Chelsea Manning the Transgender Soldier

Chelsea Manning the Transgender Soldier

On Sept 9, 2016, Chelsea Manning, a transgender soldier, was granted her request for gender transition surgery. The decision to end her hunger strike on September 9, came forth after the U.S. Army agreed to get her medical treatment for her gender dysphoria, as reported by Buzz Feed News. Currently, the transgender soldier is serving a 35-year prison […]

U.N. to Investigate International Law Violations

U.N. to Investigate International Law Violations

On Aug. 25, 2016, the United Nation’s Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR) requested the United Nations (U.N.) conduct an investigation in response to violations of international law in Yemen. Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, commented that the civil war in Yemen has caused “Civilians […]

Court Martial of Bowe Bergdahl Delayed

Court Martial of Bowe Bergdahl Delayed

According to CNN, the case against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been put on hold. The delay is due to a complication regarding the sharing of classified evidence with the defense team representing the accused. Even though the judge ordered the evidence be transferred, the government is delaying the case. The accused went missing from […]