Day: February 21, 2020

From Russia With Hate: Pussy Riot’s Music Video Shut Down By Police

Russian police have shut down the shoot for Pussy Riot’s music video for their new song “БЕСИТ / RAGE.”  The police cited the country’s laws against the promotion of “gay propaganda” as their reasons for shutting down the shoot, which, according to Pussy Riot, lost them $15,000.  The feminist and

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Protests In Chile Unearth Stark Disparity Within Chilean Society

The protests in Chile have been fluctuating in intensity since they started in October 2019. While the protests were started because of a small hike in the price of public transportation, it is underpinned by a burgeoning dissatisfaction “against the poor quality of public health care and education; against low

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Rohingya Refugees In Limbo

On the 23rd of January 2020, the International Court of Justice ruled that Myanmar holds a responsibility to look after the Rohingya Muslims who have been terrorised in their own country. Whilst Myanmar should certainly be held liable for the cultural genocide of the Rohingya Muslims and, as the Hague

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Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Rallies Support In Miami

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó hosted a rally in a Miami convention center on Saturday, February 15th. Guaidó received a warm reception as he was greeted by thousands of Venezuelans in attendance. Guaidó serves as the National Assembly leader of Venezuela but is recognized by nearly 60 nations, including the

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The Solution To The Locust Invasion In East Africa

In its fight against the locust invasion, Uganda has approved 1.8 million dollars towards fighting this epidemic. This was approved by the Ugandan cabinet after it was brought to light that 3 million dollars out of the 4 million dollars released before, had been used to offset membership arrears to

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Chechen Political Dissident Found Murdered In France

Imran Aliev, a 44-year old blogger from Chechnya, was recently murdered in his hotel room in Lille, France. He was found with multiple stab wounds in his neck and on-site evidence suggested a physical struggle. Thus far no suspects have been identified, but local authorities suspect that the killing may

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