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 […]
Manasa Narayanan reports on the present political situation of Hong Kong, and contemplates what the court rule against the city’s government means for its pro-democracy protests.
With Scotland’s smacking ban coming in to force, Jess Tait explores the age old debate of when discipline becomes harm.
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, […]
Refugees are frequently reported in a negative light: as scapegoats and objects of hostility. Aino Lappelainen seeks to bring to light the lesser known side of the story: of perilous conditions and volatile climates that force these people from their established lives.
People of colour have been oppressed by white people for over five hundred years. To be surprised by the George Floyd murder is to be ignorant of how the police, amongst others with institutional power, […]
2020 marks ten years since UN peacekeepers brought cholera to Haiti. The country is still recovering, and yet, the UN refuses to take any legal responsibility or pay any compensation to victims. The spread of […]
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has made its decision public after ruling in March that Peru has been responsible for the rape and torture of a trans woman whilst in police custody. This decision […]
When Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed outside of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on 10th March, the world mourned as 157 passengers from over 30 different countries tragically lost their lives. It has been reported […]
Currently, there is a huge debate over the meaning of ‘Human Rights’. But considering the current international climate, rife with violence, famine, disease and political injustice, it would be rich to assume Human Rights are […]
By 2040, all new cars in the UK will be zero-emission according to the government’s recent “Road to Zero” plan. Environmentalists rejoice in response as current air quality in the UK is shockingly poor. Dozens […]
Ireland recently voted to remove the crime of blasphemy from its constitution. Only fifty years ago this country resembled a Catholic theocracy, it has now begun to remove the last vestiges of religious privilege from […]