Daily Archives: July 31, 2017

The World’s Biggest Crisis Has Been Given Almost No Attention

“We are now in the 21st century and the current situation is an absolute shame on humanity.” When asked about the current humanitarian disaster taking place in parts of Africa and the Middle East, Wolfgang Jamann, the leader of CARE, an international human rights organization, shows no hesitation in displaying […]

Unfounded: The Globe and Mail’s Investigation Into Sexual Assault Allegations And Canada’s Response

When Canadian law enforcement closes an investigation, they label the case with a code that signifies why it was dismissed. The code ‘unfounded’ means that the investigating officer concluded that a crime was not attempted or did not occur. These crimes are not included in local or national statistics. Once […]

Renewed Violence In Jerusalem: Why The Tension In Israel/Palestine Shows No Signs Of Abating

2017 marks a year of bitter anniversaries in Palestinian history. 10 years since the blockade of Gaza, 50 years of Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, a seminal event which represents the first step in securing a Jewish homeland […]