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Iraq Refuses To Discuss Results Of Kurdish Independence Referendum

The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has stated that his government will not hold discussions with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in relation to the referendum on Kurdistan independence from Northern Iraq because he views it as unconstitutional. He has also expressed a willingness to impose punitive measures on the […]


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 […]