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October 21, 2016

South Africa Leaves International Criminal Court            

Often accused of bias towards states with more wealth and power, the International Criminal Court (ICC) faces the possibility of “large-scale African withdrawals” as South Africa follows Burundi’s exit from the intergovernmental institution. Until January 2016, all of the people investigated by the ICC were African. South Africa’s decision on Friday comes a year after receiving criticism for not arresting Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir, during a visit to the country’s capital Pretoria.

Bringing Two Worlds Together: From Guatemala to Colorado

A group of families who fled civil war in Guatemala now live in Colorado, where they work, farm and find ways to keep old traditions alive in their everyday lives.

Malala Yousafzai Calls for Girls’ Education

On Wednesday at the Investing in the Future conference, Malala Yousafzai, the world’s youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, spoke about girls’ rights to a quality education. She also said that men need to join the fight and urged fellow Muslims to unite in order to support girls’ education.