Japan Demands Apology From South Korea Over Remarks Of Emperor Akihito

Japan has formally requested an apology from the South Korean government after a legislator made comments regarding the current Japanese Emperor Akihito’s genealogical links to war crimes perpetrated during World War II, particularly against South Korean workers and women. Japan’s demand for an apology, in fact, came as a response […]

Incidents Of Anti-Semitism Mar The Gilets Jaunes Movement

On 16 February, a video emerged in which some gilets jaunes protestors were shown hurling abuse and anti-Semitic insults against prominent French Jewish philosopher and intellectual Alain Finkielkraut.  Among the words heard were, “dirty Zionist,” “We are the people,” “France is ours,” and “Go back to Tel Aviv.”  The son […]

Top UN Official Claims Ukraine Peace Negotiations Are Faltering

Earlier this week, Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenca spoke before the UN Security Council and stated that negotiations “appear to have lost momentum,” referring to unwillingness from both Russian and Ukrainian delegations. Jenca went on to say that “there is an urgent need to agree on the additional measures that would […]

India Mourns After Kashmir Attack

On 14 February 2019, in Pulwama district, in Indian-administered Kashmir, a car carrying at least 300 kilograms of explosives rammed a bus into a convoy of 70 vehicles in which roughly 2,500 Indian troops were travelling. At least 40 Indian paramilitary police were killed, making it the deadliest militant attack […]

Hate Crimes Against Kashmir Community Following Terrorist Attack In India

A recent terrorist attack has fuelled retaliatory aggression against the Kashmiri Muslim ethnic group in India as last Thursday, 20-year-old Adil Dar drove his explosive-ridden car into a convoy of paramilitary forces in the Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir, as reported by Al Jazeera. Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a Pakistan-based jihadist […]

Haitian Protests Against Economic Instability And Political Corruption

The ongoing protests in Haiti are troubling United States and Canadian officials, as they warn against tourists travelling there. These demonstrations advanced ferociously for months. Amid the outrage, the working class demonstrators campaign against the nation’s evident inflation problem and its adverse effects. Simultaneously, this unanimous public outcry denounces the […]

Pulwama Attack: The Suicide Bombing In Kashmir

On Thursday 14 February, 40 Indian Security Forces were killed when a car full of explosives rammed into their vehicle, the deadliest attack in Kashmir since 1989. Casualties are expected to rise, with many victims in critical condition. The incident happened in the Pulwama district of Indian-administered Kashmir. According to […]

Queensland Mother Guilty Over Daughters’ Genital Mutilation

A Queensland mother has been found guilty of taking her two daughters, aged 9 and 12, back home to Somalia for a female genital mutilation procedure in 2015. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a horrific cultural tradition and a massive gender-security issue of the 21st century. This case was the first […]

Trump Declares National Emergency Over Funding Of ‘The Wall’

United States’ (US) President Donald Trump signed a deal last month formally ending the longest government shutdown in the country’s history. In order to prevent a second shutdown, Congress this week reluctantly approved Trump’s decision to declare a state of national emergency over the funding of his proposed wall across […]