For Palestinians, U.S. Embassy Move Cements Occupation Status Quo

Sunday, Jewish settlers marched in celebration around East Jerusalem alongside Israeli police protection. The march signifies the Israeli annexation of Jerusalem in 1967, consistently causing unrest for the city’s Palestinian population. In recent years, those participating in the event left a number of Palestine businesses in ruins provoking counter-protests, which […]

The United States Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal

Earlier this week on May 8th, the United States President, Donald Trump, fulfilled an election promise by withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was reached in 2015 after two years of negotiations between Iran, the EU and the P5+1 (Russia, […]

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 […]