Day: November 17, 2021

Deconstructing Gender And Sexuality: FAFSWAG Vogue

Conversations around gender and sexuality in New Zealand typically center on privileged Pākehā (non-Māori) voices and disregard the voices of marginalized communities. People of colour who also identify as members of the L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+ community are underrepresented in media and the creative sector. FAFSWAG Vogue – created by the FAFSWAG collective,

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Migrants Humiliated In Northern France

The latest B.B.C. World News report highlighted the voyage of migrants in northern France crossing the channel to the British border. Approximately 1,000 people used this method to enter the U.K. on October 11th, and, the article claims, a total of “more than 20,000 [are] arriving this year.” While there

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International Travelers Welcomed Back to the U.S.

On Monday, November 8th, the United States (U.S.) opened its borders back up to international travelers. The borders to Canada and Mexico were also opened at this time. The lifting of the ban is allowing many friends and families to finally be reunited after being separated since the emergence of

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Why Is The East Of The DR Congo So Vulnerable To Violence?

The security situation in several territories of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has become hopelessly confused and exposed to violence: the border with the neighboring countries has been vulnerable with limited defence for two decades and has seen an upsurge in attacks within the past month. On

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Life In Venezuela Under Maduro: After The Exodus

In recent years, Venezuela has gone through a crisis after crisis, with no end in sight. Since 2014, Venezuela has seen one of the largest forced displacements in the Western hemisphere, with 5.6 million Venezuelans leaving the country. In 2017, mass anti-government protests began to criticise President Nicolás Maduro’s leadership

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Violence in Tripura: Anti-Journalism Crackdown in India

On the 7th of November, social media users, activists, reporters, and journalists received some shocking yet unsurprising news: the police of Tripura, a state in India, released the names of 102 social media accounts for which officers now had an arrest warrant. They were charged under Section 13 of the

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