Day: May 19, 2020

Policing A Pandemic

A lot has changed in the past few months, including how we police ourselves. Police departments across the country have been grappling with new power that would be authoritarian without the context of a pandemic, and face a number of challenges in implementing stay-at-home orders in their respective states. Police

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Iran Navy Incident Kills 19 Sailors In Gulf Of Oman

Iran’s navy has called attention to a recent incident in the Gulf of Oman. In an accident involving Iranian naval vessels, 19 sailors have been killed and 15 others injured. The support ship known as Konarak was hit by a new anti-ship missile, which is currently being tested by the

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Why Is It Necessary To Have A Gender-Responsive Approach To Face COVID-19?

The emergency derived from COVID-19 is causing specific impacts on women and it is deepening existing gender inequalities. This health emergency is exacerbating structural gender issues, as well as the intersecting dimensions of structural discrimination such as race, class, age, sexual identities, disabilities, migrant status, pregnancy, among others worsening the

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Who Will the Middle East Peace Plan Really Grant Peace?

France is reportedly urging European Union diplomats to threaten Israel with a tough response if the country goes ahead with plans to annex parts of the West Bank, EU diplomats told Reuters. In addition, they said other countries, including Belgium, Ireland and Luxembourg, also want to discuss inflicting punishment in

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