The Way We Treat Borders: A Legal And Moral Battle

On 4 December, the United States Supreme Court held that the travel ban, as revised in September, could be enforced while legal challenges are carried out through the lower courts. This comes nearly a year after the first plans to bar certain nationalities entry into the US were unveiled, the […]

U.S. Calls Violence In Burma ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

On November 22nd, 2017, the United States officially declared military violence against the Rohingya group in Burma (also known as Myanmar) to be an ethnic cleansing. This official declaration from the U.S. comes six days after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to this sovereign Southeast Asian state. The Los […]

The Rohingya Crisis And Regional Instability

The forced exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar’s Rakhine state presents a grave risk to regional stability, according to several organizations. Since August 25, Myanmar’s security forces have conducted extensive and violent “clearance operations” against the minority group, instigating a refugee crisis which has seen over […]