In a complex web of corruption and scandal, journalists have become the target of suppression for being the guardians of democracy. Joshua Bate reports on the developing events proceeding from the unlawful arrest of Belarusian journalist, Roman Protasevich.
After the death of veteran journalist, Giorgos Karaviaz, Josh Bate contemplates the nature and safety of investigative journalism. Should journalists be offered more protection, considering the dangers they face in exposing the truth?
‘Through the eyes of social media, the world watches how a peaceful, nation-wide rebellion is crushed with brute force in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar. It seems like the decade long experiment in democracy in Myanmar has come to an end.’ Lina Abraham reports.
Alice Spall analyses the attempted coup in the US. Should it really come as such a surprise?
Students in Thailand have been dodging pepper spray, putting out tear gas canisters and holding up three-finger salutes as they call for major democratic reforms to the Prayut Chan-o-cha government as well as a modernisation […]
In recent years I have been continually witnessing and reading about the intolerance and hate politics of the Modi government and its passionate supporters. Despite being aware of the government’s track record of silencing criticism, […]
Biden’s lead in the polls has left Democrats highly hopeful of the future, yet victory may be further away than they think. Amidst President Trump’s attempts to discredit mail-in voting and refusal to commit to […]
As you probably couldn’t help but be aware, last week was polling week for the LeadLUU elections. Each year the Union is plastered in posters, you are bombarded with Facebook invitations and emerge from campus […]
Spoiling your ballot paper, no matter how strongly you dislike all the options, is not a viable solution, and here’s why.
Boris Johnson’s government intends to prorogue Parliament for just over a month – suspending all bills, motions, and questions and cancelling any legislation still in the process of being made. While prorogation is a normal […]
Boris Johnson’s government intends to prorogue Parliament for just over a month – suspending all bills, motions and questions and cancelling any legislation still in the process of being made. While prorogation is a normal […]
Last month, the President of the United States admitted defeat (for now) and signed a government funding bill, preventing yet another shutdown, with just $1.375bn of the $7bn he wanted for the border wall between […]