Anita Mureithi

About Anita Mureithi

Graduate with an MA in International Relations from Queen Mary, University of London. Areas of interest include the analyses of gender, race, war and security within international relations and current affairs.

Committing Human Rights Atrocities In The Name Of National Security: Unarmed Detainees Executed In Burkina Faso

On Monday 20 April 2020, Human Rights Watch called for an immediate investigation following the execution of 31 unarmed detainees by Burkina Faso’s security forces in the northern town of Djibo, approximately 200 kilometres north of the capital Ouagadougou. The men, all from the Fulani ethnic group, were allegedly killed […]

Coronavirus: The Effect Of A Global Pandemic On Migrant Domestic Workers Facing Abuse And Exploitation

The lockdowns and self-isolation orders imposed by governments around the world have proven to slow the spread of COVID-19. However, the dark reality is that the kafala system still traps many of the African and Asian migrant domestic workers in the Middle East. As the number of coronavirus cases rises, […]

Behind The Rest: Japan Set To Declare A State Of Emergency After Calls To Enforce Tighter Restrictions Regarding COVID-19

In a bid to tackle the increasingly rapid spread of coronavirus, Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe is anticipated to declare a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other regions. In comparison to countries such as the U.S., Italy, and Spain, Japan has a relatively small number of outbreaks. Initially, […]