Daily Archives: October 17, 2019


Hong Kong’s Emergency Mask Ban A Violation of Freedom

On 4 October 2019, Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, announced an emergency ban on masks during public assemblies, which came into effect the following day. The ban was made possible under the Emergency Regulation Ordinance, a colonial-era law which grants the city’s leader power to create regulations in […]


Infamous “Kill The Gays” Bill Resurfaces In Uganda

Legislation that would make homosexual relationships punishable by death has re-emerged in Uganda’s political discourse for the first time since it’s nullification five years ago. International outcry against the “Kill the Gays” bill came in response to Uganda’s Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo’s public remarks last Thursday. In a […]


Texas Officer Resigns After Fatally Shooting Black Woman

Early on Saturday morning a neighbor of Atatiana Jefferson called a non-emergency police line for a wellness check as the lights were on and the door was opened at an unusual hour. What followed is something that neither this neighbor, nor anyone else, could have anticipated. Former officer Aaron Dean […]


Crisis In The Andes

During the last few weeks, a crisis has erupted in the Andes. For 24 hours Peru had two presidents and currently has a dissolved congress. Ecuador, on the other hand, faced a set of violent riots with a regrettable and mortal response from the government of President Lenin Moreno. On […]