Charlotte Chinyere

About Charlotte Chinyere

International Development graduate completing an MA at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. My areas of interest mainly include gender, race and migration.

#EndSARS: Transnational Solidarities Between Nigerians And The Diaspora

For years Nigeria’s Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) has been accused of extorting, assaulting, illegally detaining and threatening civilians with impunity despite many incidents being recorded on camera. The unit has been directly responsible for the consistent harassment and deaths of many young Nigerians. Their friends, families, acquaintances and many […]

Black Lives Matter And Notting Hill Carnival: The UK Is Still Not Innocent

Dozens of anti-racism and Black Lives Matter protestors gathered across London on Sunday, the day which would have been this year’s Notting Hill Carnival – recently cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. This carnival is of historical importance for the Black community in the UK, given its roots in the […]

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A New Partnership With The U.A.E.

On Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly announced an accord between the U.A.E. and Israel. Building on their shared concerns over Iran, the two countries reached a deal to normalize relations as Israel committed to suspending its plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank. In the next several […]

Polish Presidential Election: A Perspective On Human Rights On A Global Scale

Although Andrzej Duda failed to win the first round of the Polish presidential election, he managed to defeat his liberal challenger, Rafal Trzaskowski, with a very narrow majority on July 12th. Duda’s party, Law and Justice, has dominated Polish politics in the last few years with a culture that discriminates […]

A Global Stance: Belgians Call For The Removal Of King Leopold II Statues.

In the first week of June, demonstrators in Europe, from London to Rome via Brussels, showed their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the U.S. from coast to coast. In Belgium, activists targeted statues of King Leopold II in Ghent, Antwerp, and Brussels, amongst other places. They call […]