Aisha Parker

About Aisha Parker

Aisha Parker is a postgraduate student at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. She is currently studying a Masters Degree of International Relations and National Security, specialising in International Security and Intelligence Studies. In her Bachelor's Degree she majored in History with minors in Professional Writing and Literature.

Himalayan Glaciers Are Melting Rapidly According To American Scientists

The melting glaciers in the Himalayas have brought fear into the international arena as Cold War spy-satellite images have recently surfaced. The American scientists who studied the data have stated that the “glaciers are melting about twice as fast as they used to”. According to the American academic journal, ‘Science […]

Jews And Muslims Pray Together At Africa’s Oldest Synagogue

Muslims and Jews came together to pray and break their fast at El Ghriba, the oldest synagogue in Africa on 22 May 2019. This day was the first time since 1987 the Jewish annual pilgrimage and the Muslim holy month of Ramadan overlapped. The synagogue, which is located on the […]

180 Nations Agree To United Nations Plan For Plastic

On May 10th, there was a significant move towards regulating the export of plastic waste as 180 governments collectively agreed on the new UN framework and the amendment of the Basel Convention (1989). The meeting in Geneva involved 1,400 representatives who arrived at this decision after 12 days of intense […]

NASA Carbon Observatory (OCO-3) To Launch

In an effort to improve the science surrounding Climate Change, NASA scientists have planned for the mission ‘Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3’. The OCO-3 assignment involves sending an instrument to the International Space Station which will better understand the movement of carbon dioxide between plants and the atmosphere. Unfortunately, the OCO-3 […]

Italy Joining China’s Belt And Road Initiative 1

Italy recently joined President Xi Jinping’s strategy to revive the old silk road through China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). This raised international concerns from the U.S. and EU because Italy is the first G7 nation and the biggest EU member to join. Although the BRI allows Rome to improve […]

Chinese Authorities Accused Of Intimidating Uyghurs In Australia

Chinese authorities were accused of threatening the Uyghur community in Australia by stating they will detain their family members who live in China. DFAT has raised alerts around the intimidation of the Uyghur people by the Chinese government, who have asked Australians for their personal information. The detention camps for […]

Terrorist Attacks In Two New Zealand Mosques

On Friday, 15th March a devastating terrorist attack took place at two Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. This resulted in the death of 50 innocent civilians with another 50 people wounded. According to law enforcement, these attacks were meticulously planned leading up to the outbreak which took place during Friday […]

Israel Rejects UN Accusations Of War Crimes After Gaza Probe

Between March 30 and December 21, 2018, investigations took place by the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry into Israel’s treatment of Palestinians during protests at the Gaza strip. The UN commission conducted 325 interviews with victims, witnesses, and other courses; they investigated more than 8000 documents, studied drone footage and other […]

Queensland Mother Guilty Over Daughters’ Genital Mutilation

A Queensland mother has been found guilty of taking her two daughters, aged 9 and 12, back home to Somalia for a female genital mutilation procedure in 2015. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a horrific cultural tradition and a massive gender-security issue of the 21st century. This case was the first […]

Trump Says ‘A Lot Of Progress’ Made With North Korea

According to the U.S. President Donald Trump, his consultation with Kim Yong-chol on Friday, January 18th was an “incredible meeting.” Kim Yong-chol is one of North Korea’s top negotiators and Trump intends to make progress with the country to ensure their de-nuclearisation. However, there is no certainty of this occurring […]