Daily Archives: June 26, 2016

From Flourishing Democracy into Land of Unending Chaos: The Story of Libya

The principle of non-intervention is a rule of international law that restricts the ability of outside nations to interfere with the internal affairs of another nation. It is corollary to the principle of sovereignty possessed by each nation. It was stated by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the […]

Indonesia Asserts Sovereignty Over Natuna Islands

Two days ago, Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, visited the Natuna Islands in order to assert Indonesian sovereignty against China’s growing claims of other islands. The Natuna Islands, located off Borneo, have increasingly seen Chinese and Indonesian authorities clash over the handling of Chinese fishermen by Indonesian authorities. Concerns over the increasing […]

Missing Hong Kong Bookseller Speaks

Earlier this week Lam Wing Kee, 61, spoke out about his recent kidnapping and imprisonment by Chinese ‘special forces’ from October 2015 to early June 2016. By the end of 2015 five Hong Kong booksellers had gone missing, in a series of events that have raised international concern for both […]