Oceania


Assange And The Post-Truth Era

On 11th of April 2019, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in London by British police following his expulsion from the Ecuadorian embassy, where he had resided as a political asylum seeker for the past seven years. After his arrest, the United States Justice Department unsealed an indictment alleging that Assange conspired […]


New Zealand Bans All Semi-Automatic Weapons

Six days after the devastating terror attack that killed fifty people in two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced an immediate ban on all military-style semi-automatic (MSSA) weapons. This includes assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, as well as parts that are able to convert any semi-automatic […]


Gun Control And Islamophobia In Spotlight After Christchurch Shooting

The New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, declared on Sunday that the country would see changes in its gun laws following its most deadly massacre this past week, in which fifty people were killed in attacks during prayer at two mosques in Christchurch. The attack, which observers have claimed was […]