China


Speaking Up Against Sexual Violence In The Context Of The Interplay Between Power Mechanisms

Twenty years after the rape and suicide of a 21-year-old student at Peking University, her former classmate came forward and reported the tragic story of her being raped by her literature professor, Shen Yang, who has denied the accusations. Yue Xin, along with seven other students, petitioned the University officials […]


China Installed Defensive Missile Systems To South China Sea Islands

China has installed long-range, anti-aircraft, and anti-ship missiles on three of its outposts in the South China Sea, according to reports. This move represents another step in the militarization of the disputed islands and-if confirmed-would be the first Chinese missile installation in the Spratly Islands. According to CNBC, those missiles […]


The Uncensored Playlist

The uncensored playlist was released on March 12th, 2018, in which musicians and journalists alike teamed up to exploit a loophole of modern-day censorship. Five journalists from five heavily censored countries aligned with Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Germany to break through the free speech blockade through the use of music. […]


Conflict Intensifies In Kachin, North Myanmar

According to the United Nations, there have been some 4,000 people leaving their homes since early April this year, as a long-simmering conflict intensifies between government troops and the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO). The conflict has killed hundreds of people already and left more than 100,000 civilians displaced. The military […]


Japan In East Asia – More Or Less Defensive

Japan, alongside the international community has welcomed North Korea’s announcement via Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) that its nuclear and missile testing program will be immediately suspended. Although Japan has expressed this represents a positive step towards improving the region’s acute insecurity, reservation has accompanied the news. As a major […]


China Vs. Australia: Military Confrontation In The South China Sea

The Australian Navy was confronted by Chinese military ships in the South China Sea earlier this month, as China continues to strengthen its position in the region. Australian warships were heading to Vietnam for a ‘good-will’ visit, and an unintentional meeting with the Chinese military occurred on the way. It […]