About Faidra

I am a student of Politics and Social Anthropology. My main interests are in human rights issues, human and urban development, as well as sustainability and environmentalism. I enjoy learning everything relating to how humans experience the world.

The Humanitarian Crisis In The Arab World’s Poorest Country

A multilayered humanitarian crisis has reached its tipping point in Yemen. The civil war between the internationally recognised government and the Houthi rebel forces has been ongoing since 2015. It has since devolved into a full blown proxy war between the Saudi led coalition and the Houthis, which are said […]

A Chronicle Of The Hong Kong Protests

Background To The Crisis After more than 20 years of Hong Kong being ruled by China, concerns are rising about the latter not keeping their promise for independence and self-rule towards the former. Hong Kong, previously ruled by Britain, has been a part of China under the One Country, Two […]

Violence In Greek-Turkish Border Enters Second Week

Origins Of The Crisis In late February, following Turkey’s announcement opening its borders towards continental Europe, thousands of migrants and refugees made their way to the Greek border. This resulted in violence on both sides, with Greece and European Union claiming a coordinated attack and Turkey an overwhelmed system. Both […]

Illegitimate Detention: Indian Public Safety Act Detains Four Political Leaders In Kashmir

On the 6th of January, prominent Kashmiri leaders and former ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were charged under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act. In addition, the detention of Ali Muhammad Sagar and Sartaj Madni, also senior politicians in the region, has been extended under the same act. […]