Violence Current Affairs, GK & News

State of Siege in Congo

The President of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi declared a “State of Siege” due to the increasing violence in the eastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri. The violence killed more than hundred people and displaced more than 1.5 million. What is the issue? A Ugandan Insurgent faction called Allied Democratic Forces is active in Congo since ..




First-ever International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief

The first-ever International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief is observed on 22nd of August 2019 to honour the victims and survivors of heinous acts who often remain forgotten. This is a great opportunity to raise awareness about religious intolerance, and violence and discrimination against anyone based on their ..


Australia sanctions Law to punish social media executives for violent posts

Australia’s parliament has passed a legislation to imprison executives of social media if their platforms shows real violence such as the New Zealand mosque shootings. Restrictive laws about online communication in the democratic world could lead to unpredictable results like media censorship and decreased investment in Australia. The law has made it a crime for ..


Al Noor Mosque reopened in New Zealand after attacks

A week ago 50 people were killed at 2 mosques in New Zealand. The mosque was closed for investigation after the attack. As it was reopened 3000 people walked in side the mosque to honour the victims. New zealand has banned all the semi automatic weapons and assault rifles following the attack. A NAtional Memorial ..


US backed forces defeat Islamic state

The Islamic State’s five year caliphate caomes to an end, says the US backed Syrian Democratic Forces. The SDF is led by a group of people called the Kurds. Kurds are Iranian ehtnic people in the Middle east. The IS grew out of Al – Qaeda in Iraq after the invasion made by the US ..


Manipur assembly passes anti-mob violence bill recommending Life Imprisonment

The Manipur Assembly has unanimously passed the ‘Manipur Protection from Mob Violence Bill of 2018’. The bill recommends a rigorous life imprisonment for those involved in mob violence, if it results in the death of a person. The bill was introduced in the Assembly in the wake of incidents of mob lynchings in the state.