Harjyot Banwait


Amber Rudd Out And Sajid Javid In During Windrush Scandal

Amber Rudd resigned as United Kingdom (U.K.) Home Secretary on April 29, 2018. U.K. Prime Minister Teresa May, of the Conservative Party, subsequently appointed Sajid Javid to the position. Rudd struggled with explaining her role in the mistreatment of Windrush generation migrants. Rudd had claimed that her department did not […]


Haiti Suspends Oxfam Operations

Great Britain’s humanitarian operations in Haiti, Oxfam GB, have been suspended by the Haitian government. The temporary two-month suspension will coincide with Haiti’s investigation of Oxfam GB’s handling of allegations of staff members paying for sex workers during Oxfam’s humanitarian work following the disastrous 2010 earthquake in Haiti. According to […]


Children In Conflict Zones Face Shocking Scale Of Attacks

According to a new UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) report, in 2017, there was an extensive and blatant disregard for international laws designed to protect children. The scale of attacks on children over the course of the year were deemed to have reached shocking levels. Conflict zones, specifically, across the […]


The U.S. Response To The Aftermath Of Hurricane Maria In Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, on September 20, 2017. According to the National Weather Service, it was the first Category 4 cyclone that hit Puerto Rico since 1932. After a visit from President Donald Trump, the official death toll stands at 34. From the damages […]