Somaliland Introduces Legislation To Outlaw Rape

This week the Republic of Somaliland, a conservative Islamic autonomous region of Somalia, introduced legislation to outlaw all forms of sexual offence. The bill, which has been approved by the lower house of parliament and is hoped to be passed by the upper house by the beginning of March, covers […]

Digitizing And Disenfranchising India’s Poor

Since July 2016, the Narendra Modi government has rolled out Aadhaar – ‘the Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, Benefits and Services Act’ – to 1.1 billion Indian residents. Using biometric information, including fingerprints, facial photographs and iris scans, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) issues recipients with […]

Corruption In Ukraine Revealed

A secret Ukrainian court ruling has been released by Al Jazeera. Revealing how the country’s ex-President Viktor Yanukovich stole billions from the country before his 2014 expulsion. Yanukovich, who is now residing in Russia, siphoned an estimated $1.5bn from Ukraine through an intricate network of more than 400 countries. The […]

Toronto Attack Categorized As A Hate Crime

On the morning of Friday, January 12, 2018, an eleven-year-old girl named Khawlah Noman has claimed that a man attacked her on her way to school and attempted to remove her hijab. Khawlah, a sixth-grade student at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School, was walking with her younger brother when she […]