Europe


An Inconvenient Truth: Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Record

Many would ascribe the constant tensions between the Western superpowers and the Islamic world since the 1970s to be the result of the West’s consistent attempts to alter the cultural and political makeup of the Middle East. U.S. foreign policy is far from passive in the region, from the CIA-led […]


#IBelong: The UNHCR’s Global Campaign End Statelessness By 2024

Statelessness is a global issue that affects at least 10 million people across the world, as per a UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) estimation. In the eyes of international law, people who are stateless are not citizens or nationals of any state; sometimes because they are born stateless, and […]


Conflict In Syria Has Now Lasted Longer Than World War II

A recent meeting of the Humanitarian Task Force in Geneva gave detail to the ongoing fighting in Syria, with  Jan Egeland, the special Advisory to the UN Special Envoy for Syria declaring a horrific fact: “they have been through a seven-year war, longer the second World War”.  There had been a […]


The Escalation Of The Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

The most recent attack in Cameroon that took place on Monday 6th November in Bamenda has led to the killing of two gendarmes-paramilitary forces. The Anglophone crisis in Cameroon continues to pose serious concern for the country, neighbouring countries and international community. The security situation, which occurs in northwestern and southwestern […]


Leaders For The Catalonian Independence Party Face Prosecution From The Spanish Government

Catalonia, a region of Spain, has recently declared itself independent from the European Union territory due to a referendum passed on October 1st. The decision demonstrated great support from the people of Catalonia—who boast of their own language, culture, and tradition separate from that of Spain—to become their own sovereign […]


Balfour Declaration Centenary – An Apology Is Due

November 2nd marked 100 years since the Balfour Declaration was issued. The declaration turned the Zionist aim of creating a Jewish state in Palestine into reality. This was achieved through a public statement made by Arthur Balfour U.K. Foreign Secretary, which expresses Balfour’s support for the creation of a national […]


COP 23 – An insight Into The Paris Agreement One Year Later

On the 6 November 2017, nations worldwide will attend the Bonn Conference in Germany to discuss climate action and to reinforce their promises under the Paris Agreement. One year after the implementation of the Paris Agreement, the Bonn Conference signifies an opportunity for nations to review climate related goals for the […]