Speaking about the recent cases of Taser misuse in police enforcement, Jessica Tait takes us through the brief history of the Taser and the unintended implications they have caused.
‘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.
“The last few weeks seem like a period of reckoning of police power in the UK”. Manasa Narayanan reports on the Kill the Bill protests across the country, in response to the Police Bill.
In our modern society, normalisation to graphic content is becoming increasingly common. In the digital age we are constantly being exposed to images and videos that casually depict issues such as abuse, assault and rape. […]
Students gather to commemorate those killed as a result of transphobic violence and hate. On Monday evening, a group of people (many drenched, some holding lanterns) filled the foyer of the University’s Union to take […]
While most universities are preparing for a perfect welcome for freshers, the Women’s Centre at The Duke University of Durham, North Carolina has come up with a rather interesting campaign. The Men’s Project is a […]
Rock n’ Roll, Television and Social media. In the days when these developments first came about it was thought they would negatively impact society and create anti-social cynics out of younger generations. This led to […]
I approached the BBC3 documentary ‘The Rise of Female Violence’ with curiosity, not really knowing what to expect. Alys Harte presents the programme and speaks to victims of domestic abuse committed by women, perpetrators of […]
Image: Sigma Films, Film 4 In my opinion, the vision of Film4 films and the situations they portray are like an actor’s version of a live musical performance: risky, personal, and if done well make […]
A student has been brutally attacked by a pair of “sadistic” thugs who drove a pair of scissors through his hand. The attack, which happened near Burley Park station, saw the attackers jump on the […]
A Leeds student has accused bouncers at a York night club of an assault which left him with a head wound. The ordeal took place outside of The Lowther bar in York in the early […]
A Leeds fancy dress shop has drawn criticism for its window display featuring a mannequin dressed as a stabbed nurse. The Amazing Party Company on Albion Street in Leeds City Centre exhibited the mannequin along […]