Daily Archives: September 17, 2018


Argentina’s Macri Raises Taxes, Axes Ministries After Peso Plunge

Argentinian President Mauricio Macri announced a range of policies last Monday, including new taxes on exports and the removal of over half of the government’s ministries. These emergency measures are a part of a campaign to calm markets and restore confidence in the Argentinian peso, which has lost more than […]


Indian-Administered Kashmir: 9-Year-Old Gang-Raped And Killed

Violence against women is tragically a common occurrence around the world and age is rendered insignificant when committing horrendous crimes. On September 2nd, the police found a dead body of a 9-year-old girl in the Indian-administered Kashmir’s Baramullah district. The child had gone missing on August 23rd and was murdered the […]


Indian Supreme Court Decriminalizes Homosexuality Bringing A Long-Awaited Win For LGBT Indians

India’s Supreme Court recently ruled that a colonial-era law that criminalized homosexuality was “irrational, indefensible, and manifestly arbitrary,” striking down the past of the law pertaining to homosexuality – thereby decriminalizing homosexuality in the second most populous country in the world – and declaring that all LGBT Indians deserved all of […]


Rejection Of Ceasefire At Tehran Summit Means Battle Of Idlib Inevitable

An attempt to prevent a ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Idlib, a city located in Syria’s north-western province, has failed. On Friday, September 7, Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey met at a trilateral summit in Tehran, to possibly negotiate a last-minute diplomatic deal to prevent further bloodshed in the ongoing Syrian […]


Indian Judicial Activism: A Strong And Crucial Step Forward For The LGBTQI Community

September 6th marked a historic and long-awaited turn in the chapter of the Indian gay rights movement. The Indian Supreme court struck down a quintessentially age-old and outdated law, which criminalized gay sex. Specifically, as outlined by Aljazeera online, the substance of the struck down law is as follows, “Section […]