Author: James Arin Duffy

SNP Victory: What Does This Mean For Scottish Independence?

On 6th May the Scottish parliament elections took place, with the results announced two days later, confirming Nicola Sturgeon’s reign as Scotland’s first minister for the next five years. These results affirm the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) dominance in Scottish elections as the SNP enters a fourth term in office,

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Germany’s Upcoming General Elections, A Turn Towards Green?

The upcoming German federal election is set to be a momentous one: this September will see incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel retire. As governments across the globe begin to think about their state’s post-Covid recovery strategies, an opportunity has presented itself to reflect on how to rebuild the EU’s largest economy.

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An Introduction To European Vaccine Politics And A Lack Of Vaccine Progress

Europe’s vaccination rollout has been heavily criticized for being too cautious while there remains variety in vaccination strategy across Europe. For example, Serbia has allowed its citizens to choose the vaccination they get, subject to availability, including the Chinese produced Sinopharm and Sinovac as well as the Russian Sputnik V.

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Silent Suffering: Systematic Rights Violations Of Uyghurs In Chinese Concentration Camps

The coronavirus pandemic has allowed the Chinese Communist Party’s concentration camps to escape scrutiny from the international community. Since 2016, the Chinese Communist Party (C.C.P.) has been systematically oppressing Uyghur people through concentration camps, where they have been subject to human rights violations like torture, forced labour, and religious “re-education.”

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