Latisha Lobban


About Latisha Lobban

I am a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Toronto pursuing an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in English and Diaspora and Transnational Studies. I am a firm believer in using the written language to expose fallacies in society and my aspirations for my community.

Syrian War Causes Residents Of Eastern Ghouta And Neighbouring Districts To Face Starvation And Medical Crisis

The 400,000 civilians of the Syrian district of Eastern Ghouta have been facing wartime conflicts for almost 7 years.  Hundreds of thousands of innocent residents have lost their lives due to the war. Reuters reports that 300-400 civilian families sought shelter in neighboring areas since March 3rd, 2018. While many […]


Cape Town Residents Face Drought As “Day Zero” Of Running Water Approaches

Cape Town, South Africa, is facing the greatest drought in its recorded ninety-seven-year history. The city has battled a severe drought for the past 3 years. Water levels steadily declined in the city’s six dams and were at 28.5% capacity in January 2018. The final 10% of the water in […]


Victims Caught In Syrian And Turkish Relations

In Northern Syria, on the border with Turkey, the “People’s Protection Unit” or YPG (in Kurdish, Yekîneyên Parastina Gel) have occupied the town of Afrin. The YPG have been linked to the separatist group the Kurdistan Workers Party or PKK (in Kurdish, Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê), who are based in Turkey […]