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What Does Video Footage Say? CCTV And Police Responsibility Following The Attack At Parsons Green

Two suspects are in custody following last Friday’s attack at Parsons Green tube station, which injured 30 people. Police have already linked the attack to terrorism, raising its prominence in news outlets worldwide. Following Friday’s attack, the U.K. raised its terror threat level to “critical.” The threat level has been […]


The U.K., U.S. And France Continue To Fund The Conflict Human Rights Watch Labelled ‘The Worst Humanitarian Crisis Today’

Last weekend on the 9th of September, London hosted the Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair, which was first held in 2001 on the day of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centre in Manhattan, New York. This year, the event exhibited products from the world’s […]


International Alert’s Talking Peace Festival To Take Place In London

International Alert, the London-based non-profit organization concerned with conflict resolution and peacebuilding, is preparing to host its annual Talking Peace Festival later this month. The event provides a platform for arts, culture, and discussion surrounding the most pressing issues of conflict and peace in the world today and coincides with World […]


New U.K. Immigration Policies Will Likely Break Up Families

Earlier this month, a leaked document from the U.K. Home Office revealed the Conservative Government’s post-Brexit immigration policy. One key takeaway is that this policy will weaken reunion rights for E.U. nationals in Britain. The leaked draft states that withdrawing from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) […]


UK Falling Short In Enforcing Corporate Accountability In Cases Of Human Rights Abuses

According to Amnesty International, the Corporate Responsibility Coalition (CORE), and a parliamentary commission, the government needs to do more to ensure that UK businesses are held accountable for their role in human rights violations across the world where they occur. Reports have found that, though systems of accountability are in […]


A Call For Neutrality In UN’s Syrian Peace Talks

In an open letter to Staffan de Mistura, the UN’s Syrian Special Envoy, a coalition of 160 Syrian civil society groups have voiced concerns that their peace talks are failing due to external influence from foreign nations. The letter reveals a deep-seated frustration with the UN’s peace processes as several […]


Lok Sabha Proposes Peace Negotiations With Pakistan Independent Of Terrorist Attacks

Both India and Pakistan, which celebrate their 70th birthdays this month, have maintained a turbulent relationship since the Partition of 1947. An increase in terrorist attacks has halted peace discussions between the two nations, albeit this was the result of previous visits by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to then-Prime Minister […]