Emily Shawkey


About Emily Shawkey

Emily is a junior majoring Global Security & Justice with a minor in Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. She is interested in human rights, international relations, and law.

Burundi Announced Referendum Looking To Extend Presidential Term Limits

The Burundi government under President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a campaign to extend presidential term limits from two 5-year terms to two 7-year terms. The proposed constitutional referendum would allow Nkurunziza to serve for 14 more years, despite the terms he has already completed. Violence erupted in the nation after […]