Is Microfinance Function an Effective Tool to Fight against Poverty?

Is Microfinance Function an Effective Tool to Fight against Poverty?

One of the subjects regarding the fight against the poverty at the global and regional level is undoubtedly the microfinance method. Aside from the macro goals on the governmental level and large corporations, this method was supported by the UN and the year 2005 was announced as “the year of micro credit”.

  • Human Rights
  • Muslim Minorities
  • Islamic World

Legal Struggle of Rohingya Muslims

Legal Struggle of Rohingya Muslims

13 December 2019

In instituting Gambia vs. the Union of the Republic of Myanmar, Gambia asks the court to rule, definitively on whether Myanmar commissioned the crime of genocide, that is, the intentional destruction, not simply the mass killings of the Rohingya people as a distinct ethnic and religious group, in whole or in part.


Final Step of Israeli Occupation: West Bank Annexation

Final Step of Israeli Occupation: West Bank Annexation

July 21, 2020

Israel tries to intimidate Palestinians by raiding Palestinians’ homes and businesses in the West Bank, dividing fields and houses by separation barriers, encircling the area and people from all sides, imposing curfews, organizing attacks and continuously increasing the number of illegal settlers.

Russia’s Strategy in Libya

Russia’s Strategy in Libya

July 8, 2020

Russia is trying to become an influential player in the energy market in the Mediterranean region, and on the other, seeks to gain various political dividends that will make its presence in Libya permanent.


  • Humanitarian Diplomacy
  • Humanitarian Relief
  • War and Conflict
What is next in the Bangsamoro?

What is next in the Bangsamoro?

December 10, 2018

The peace process, which began in 1997 between the Philippine government and the (MILF) Moro Islamic Liberation Front, passed a new phase with the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement in 2014. Both sides worked to protect the peace process from this date until the law will be ratified. On July 27, 2018, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approved the Bangsamoro Organic Law and steps have been taken for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)

Humanitarian Diplomacy: A Conceptual Discussion

Humanitarian Diplomacy: A Conceptual Discussion

October 23, 2018

Considering the challenges there appears an interesting dilemma: rather than the non-state armed actors, humanitarian organizations are challenged more by the states who are mostly funding the activities. This brings about the need to invest in how to use the states to increase the leverage capacity of the NGOs. It is clear that without the permission of states humanitarian assistance cannot be possible, whether it is because of funds, or access related assertiveness. To overcome the challenges,

Political Interests in Syrian Humanitarian Aid

Political Interests in Syrian Humanitarian Aid

July 23, 2020

In 2015, Assad forces prevented the UN from delivering any food and medical aid even when the people were dying because of hunger. They also stole much of the aid before it arrived. This policy was done in many areas in Ghouta or south Damascus.

Final Step of Israeli Occupation: West Bank Annexation

Final Step of Israeli Occupation: West Bank Annexation

July 21, 2020

Israel tries to intimidate Palestinians by raiding Palestinians’ homes and businesses in the West Bank, dividing fields and houses by separation barriers, encircling the area and people from all sides, imposing curfews, organizing attacks and continuously increasing the number of illegal settlers.

Russia’s Strategy in Libya

Russia’s Strategy in Libya

July 8, 2020

Russia is trying to become an influential player in the energy market in the Mediterranean region, and on the other, seeks to gain various political dividends that will make its presence in Libya permanent.