Edwin Wood


About Edwin Wood

Edwin recently graduated from Oxford University with a degree in History. He is interested in understanding global affairs and how they affect people.

Malaysia and the Philippines: We Are Not The “Dumping Ground Of The World”

Nations in South East Asia are returning imported plastic waste to the various countries of origin. On the 28th of May, the Malaysian environment minister announced that it would send back 3,000 tonnes of waste that was rotting, contaminated or was not actually recyclable and had been deliberately mislabelled. This […]


Council Of Europe Commissioner Condemns Human Rights Abuses In Hungary 1

The Council of Europe’s Human Rights Commissioner, Dunja Mijatović, has called on Hungarian authorities to take action against widespread human rights abuses. Following a four day visit to Hungary in February, Mijatović released a report on 21 May discussing a wide range of issues – from immigration to gender equality. […]


Arrest Made Following Arson Attacks On Three Louisiana Churches

A 21-year old white man, Holden Matthews, has been arrested for setting fire to three Baptist churches in Louisiana with majority African American congregations. The St. Mary, Greater Union, and Mount Pleasant Baptist churches were burned down successively between 26 March and 4 April. No one was injured, but the […]


University “Forced Out” Of Hungary By Government Restrictions

Last week, the Central European University, an American private university based in Budapest, made the decision to transfer most of its programmes to Vienna. The move follows 18 months of legal dispute with the Hungarian government, which passed legislation last year to target the CEU’s campus and more fundamentally, the […]