Day: June 29, 2020

Abortion Rights Upheld By U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has made headlines after preventing a controversial law from being passed in the state of Louisiana. The Louisiana law threatened to limit women’s access to safe abortion procedures by mandating doctors to obtain admission privileges to operate in local hospitals. These are privileges that doctors have

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A Tale Of Three Protests

On Saturday, June 27th, London was abuzz with calls for change. Thousands of non-violent protesters from three different movements took to the streets to shout their grievances, placards and megaphones in hand. They represented Black Lives Matter (BLM), the Gay Liberation Front (GLF), and Justice for Shukri Abdi. At first

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Carbon Cost – Uncovering The Extent Of Internet Emissions

In this article, I talk exclusively about the emissions which fuel our data driven lifestyles. I will reveal the often unconsidered daily costs of running, storing and processing these online activities. This is discussed in the context of our personal carbon footprints which need to be addressed to reduce the

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Palestinians Fear Israel To Further Limit Access To Dead Sea

Palestinians fear that the Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank will further limit access to the beautiful and lucrative Dead Sea. In May, Israel announced plans to recognize most of the Israeli settlements on already occupied Palestinian land, specifically about 30% of the West Bank, as officially part

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Report Reveals COVID-19 Enforcement Disproportionately Impacts Europe’s Ethnic And Racial Minorities

Amnesty International (AI) released a report on Wednesday revealing patterns of biased law enforcement in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic, a finding reflective of the long-standing inequality Black Lives Matter protesters are marching against across the globe. AI studied the enforcement of coronavirus lockdowns in Western and Eastern Europe and

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Coronavirus Puts The Hajj On Hold

One of the biggest Muslim events of the year has, like everything else, succumbed to the pressures of the relentless Coronavirus by dramatically restricting the allowed number of attendees. Normally, millions of practicing Muslims from around the world travel to the holy city of Mecca for 5 or 6 days

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Egyptian President Threatens Military Intervention In Libya

Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, has threatened direct military action on the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) currently operating in Western Libya, kindling the potential for further conflict within the country and beyond. The Egyptian backed Libyan National Army (LNA), headed by the warlord Khalifa Haftar, have come under

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