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The Global Refugee Crisis And The Call To Open Up Borders

In today’s conflict-riddled atmosphere and increasing instances of natural disaster’s, as a result of climate change, the world is undergoing the largest global refugee crisis in its history. According to Oxfam, more than 65 million people have fled their homes in wake of varying threats to their safety. Of this […]


Accessibility And Inclusivity: The 2030 Sustainable Development Goal

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 15% of the world’s population has some form of disability. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) points out that accessibility problems are not only human rights issue but are also a development issue. The potential of a society will be limited […]


Social Media Muddied The Waters Of The Saudi Arabia/Canada Dispute

What started as an online dispute turned into a raging fire of tense political clashes between Saudi Arabia and Canada. On August 1, Amnesty International, a well-known human rights organization announced the Saudi government had arrested a number of female activists. Lynn Maalouf, the organization’s Middle East research director referred […]


Saudi Arabia and Canada’s Diplomatic Crisis Intensifies

A single tweet has intensified the diplomatic crisis between Saudi Arabia and Canada. Last week, Canada’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted on Twitter that it was “gravely concerned” about the detention of civil and women’s rights activists in Saudi Arabia. Furthermore, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland publically acknowledged that “Canada will […]


Canadians Call For Trudeau To Follow Through On Support For Gaza

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently caught heat from his silence on matters in Gaza. In the fall of 2014, Trudeau expressed support on Twitter for a popular humanitarian campaign, “Heal100Kids,” headed by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish. Heal100Kids stemmed out of a two-month-long assault by Israeli forces. The attack left over […]