Corrin Demeo

About Corrin Demeo

Corrin Demeo is an undergraduate at the Australian National University studying Law and International Relations. She enjoys reading, running and advocating for world peace.

The Questionable Link Between Mass Shootings And Mental Illness

Twenty six year-old Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire inside a South Texas Church earlier this month, killing 26 people and injuring 20 others. Kelley entered the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, dressed in all black and armed with an assault rifle. The Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, labelled the […]

Class Action Fails For Families Of Asylum Seekers Killed In 2010 Boat Crash

Families of asylum seekers who were killed in the 2010 Christmas Island boat crash have lost their class action lawsuit against the Federal Government, ABC news reports. The boat, known as the SIEV 221, smashed onto rocks at Christmas Island in December 2010. The tragedy claimed the lives of fifty […]

Commemorating The One-Year Anniversary Of Turkey’s Failed Coup

Tens of thousands of people assembled on Saturday at a rally in Istanbul, commemorating one year since Turkey’s failed military coup. Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, addressed the crowd and vowed to “chop off the heads” of those involved in the coup, Al Jazeera reports. The national unity march converged […]

Protesters Swarm Hamburg Ahead Of G20 Summit

Seventy-six police officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators in Hamburg, Germany before the G20 summit, authorities have said. Three officers were taken to hospital with serious injuries, with many protesters also injured in the violent clashes. Police are yet to report the number of arrests. Almost 1,200 people attended […]

Italian Coastguard Rescue Over 400 Refugees In Mediterranean Sea

Over 400 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea last Saturday, according to the Italian Coast Guard. The refugees, most of whom were from Gambia, Senegal and Nigeria, were picked up off the Libyan Coast by the Italian Coast Guard. Despite the success of the operation, it is clear that […]