Daily Archives: March 15, 2020

Covid-19 In The West: Pride Or Health?

Just weeks ago, the global community observed the Wuhan virus from a distance, watching as Chinese authorities locked down entire cities, and as neighbouring areas and countries enforced travel restrictions and encouraged social distancing. On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO), declared the virus a public health emergency […]

MPs Call For Implementation Of Police Officers In British Schools To Tackle Youth Violence

A group of MPs making up the Home Affairs Committee have called for more investment into neighbourhood policing, which includes placing dedicated police officers into “schools in areas with an above-average risk of serious youth violence”, according to BBC News. This would take action in April 2020, as a way […]

Supplying Our Consumption: Uighur Muslims Are Forced Into Factory Labour Suggests New Report

In recent years, the Uighurs, the majority of whom populate the Xinjiang region in the country’s north-west, have been consistently corralled into internment camps and re-education centres by state authorities on account of their religious ‘extremism’ and cultural dissonance.  Rather than this being the end-point of their supposed assimilation, the […]

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A Candle In The Dark: Last Ebola Patient In DRC Discharged

Despite the rising panic stemming from the coronavirus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) achieved a small yet momentous victory this week: The discharge of Masika Semida from an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the last person to be diagnosed with Ebola from the August 2018 […]

Women Strike 2020 On International Women’s Day

Every year on International Women’s Day, vast numbers of women around the world march for women’s rights. These strikes have different objectives in every country; in Latin American countries, the strikes were a  protest against sexist violence in all its forms and expressions: sexual, social, cultural, political and economic. To […]