Day: November 10, 2021

Youth Lead Global Protests Against Slow Climate Action At COP26

November 6th was a day of protest across the globe, as frustrated citizens took to the streets to protest against slow climate action at COP26. There were more than 300 rallies worldwide. According to The New York Times, tens of thousands showed up in Glasgow alone. The protestors called on global

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Australia At The COP26: Consequences At Home And Abroad

The 2021 Climate Change Conference, or COP26, is an impressive event, marking the congregation of world leaders at Glasgow this past week. It is the prime opportunity to do some good, or perhaps look good while doing very little. The conversations, protests, and policies are ramping up, as more governments

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Tensions High In Addis Ababa: Ethiopia Declares State Of Emergency

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed became the first Ethiopian recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 for ending the 20-year war between his country and Eritrea. Last week, his government declared a state of emergency after the Tigray People’s Liberation Front took over the towns of Dessie and Kombolcha and

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EU Funding To Push Asylum Seekers Across Borders?

On October 6th, 2021, the non-profit organisation, Lighthouse Reports, published evidence which reveals that migrants have been beaten and shot at in recent months during so-called ‘pushback’ operations carried out by masked men in Croatia, Romania, and Greece. The report claims that while the clothes of these masked men have

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