Katrina Hope

About Katrina Hope

Katrina is currently studying a Master of Laws in International Law and Politics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

Human Rights Pushed Aside In Trump-Kim Summit

In the aftermath of the Trump-Kim summit, which resulted in a signed declaration between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, Trump announced that the people in Kim’s prison camps were the “great winners.” However, this announcement seems ironic as amid the promises of denuclearization, security […]

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Launched In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

An experimental Ebola vaccination programme has been launched in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in a bid to prevent a global health crisis. The recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has now infected 28 people in the DRC and has been declared to have the “potential to expand,” […]

Recent Militant Attacks On Girl School Reflect Pakistan’s Continual Failure to Protect Children’s Education

Last week, an all-girls school was targeted by an explosive device in Hassokhel, North Waziristan in Northwest Pakistan by militants. Thankfully, no children or teachers were injured in the attack, although a boundary wall was damaged, making the building a health risk. Three days before this attack, another girls school […]

The Impact Of Systematic Racism On African-American Infant And Maternal Mortality: An Ignored Health Crisis

The Crisis In the United States (US), African-American women and infants are currently suffering from a major health crisis that continues to be ignored by the government. This crisis is the black-white divide that exists in both infant and maternal mortality. A comparison of most statistics displays just how disturbing […]

Worldwide Threats To Press Freedom On The Rise

The newly released 2018 World Press Freedom Index shows increased global pressure on the media and hostility towards journalists. The annual report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reflects the state of journalism internationally. According to the index, journalists face more hatred and violence than last year and not only in […]