Daily Archives: July 5, 2019


What’s Next For Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement?

On July 1st, 1997, the United Kingdom regifted Hong Kong to China after receiving it in the Treaty of Nanking in 1842 at the end of the first Opium War. This year, instead of celebrating, protesters stormed the Legislative Council Building, graffitiing portraits of unpopular leaders, breaking windows, taking over […]


Democratic Republic Of Congo Faces A Crisis Of Ebola, Food Scarcity, And Ethnic Conflict

Communities in the North-East of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing severe malnutrition, extreme violence, displacement, and an outbreak of Ebola. Each of these issues constitutes a massive challenge and leaves the people of the DRC extremely vulnerable. The North Kivu and Ituri provinces are living through the […]