Author: Erin Flanagan

New U.S. Border Policy Is A Threat To Migrant Rights

“We can’t stop people from making the journey, but we can require that they come here in an orderly way under U.S. law”. On 5th January, 2023, the Biden administration announced its new immigration policy, which many advocates believe will make the process more difficult for asylum seekers at the

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Arresting Anti-Monarchists Risks British Right To Protest

Since Queen Elizabeth II’s death on September 8th, the United Kingdom has held proclamation ceremonies across the country to officially declare Charles III king. Protestors against the monarchy have since had numerous hostile encounters with police. Democracy, freedom of speech, and the right to peaceful protest are all under threat.

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Neo-Fascist Leader Emerging In Italy

On September 25th, 2022, the polls close on Italy’s general election. Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the party Brothers of Italy, is expected to emerge victorious. This win would mean Italy has elected its first fascist leader since Mussolini’s regime of the Second World War. Meloni and her party regularly

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Tensions Rise Amidst UN Visit To Rohingya Refugee Camps

On the 14th of August 2022, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, arrived at Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Bachelet visited Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, namely Kutupalong Refugee Camp, near the Myanmar border. This comes after the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told the United

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Denied E.U. Candidacy, Georgia Insults E.U., U.S. Ambassadors

Verbal attacks between Georgia and the European Union and United States have been escalating as ambassadors and spokespeople alike voice criticisms with each other after the E.U. decided to grant Georgia a “European perspective” rather than candidacy to the Union. Moldova, Ukraine, and Georgia were dubbed the “associated trio” when

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