Daily Archives: November 20, 2019


Two Australian Politicians Banned From China Over Criticism Of The CCP 2

Two Liberal politicians have been barred from entering China after they refused to retract criticisms that they had directed at the Chinese government. The two MPs, James Paterson and Andrew Hastie, were due to undertake a “study tour” in China next month, but both have since had their visa applications […]


Samoa’s State Of Emergency And Dangerous Domestic Parallels

This past weekend, on Saturday, 6 November 2019, the Government of Samoa declared a state of emergency. The driving force behind the declaration is measles, which has caused at least six deaths, mostly of infants who are less than two years old, according to an official statement from Samoa’s health […]


Iran Protests: At Least 12 Killed At Unrest Over Petrol Price Rise

Protests erupted in about 100 cities and towns across Iran on Friday after its government announced that the price of petrol was expected to increase by 50%. The petrol price hike is just one of the setbacks Iran has had to face since the Trump administration’s decisions to withdraw from […]


History Of Women’s Rights

Rebecca Adami. Women and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. New York: Routledge, 2019 Review by Shanisha Pillay (52656162) Women and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, emphasize gender equality by illustrating why it is important for women to be specifically included in the Declaration of Human Rights. “This book […]