Day: July 11, 2021

The Importance Of Rescue Missions Against Human Trafficking

Human trafficking remains a hidden crime and since the COVID-19 pandemic, it was driven even deeper underground. According to the 2020 United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s (UNODC) Global Report on Trafficking of Persons, in 2018 there was a 30% increase in global child trafficking victims. Human trafficking is

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Iranian Election Marred By Corruption Results In New Hardline President

On 19 June, Ebrahim Raisi won the popular vote to become the eighth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Although he promises to champion economic prosperity and fight corruption, many are complaining that the election was not competitive and fraudulent. Amidst great economic hardship throughout Iran and continued nuclear

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Taiwan Condemns Hong Kong After Expelling Officials

The Taiwanese government denounced Hong Kong on Monday, following mounting pressure from officials to accept the terms of Beijing’s “one-China” claim to Taiwan. Taiwan responded by ordering its staff at the representative office to immediately leave the Chinese-controlled city after the government continued to demand support for a document that

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New Malaysian Anti-LGBT Law Proposal

On Friday, 25 June, a task force within the Malaysian government proposed modifications to the laws governing social media. The new amendments would allow Malaysian officials to pursue legal action against users who insult Islam and “promote LGBT lifestyles.” The Sharia law was proposed in response to the increase in social

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