Grace Zhang

About Grace Zhang

Grace is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and International Security Studies at the Australian National University.

‘The Myanmar Movement’ (Post 1/3)

‘The Origins of Myanmar’ This series of three articles concerning the Republic of the Union of Myanmar aims to provide the audience with an understanding of a fascinating country that has kept to the shadows for the majority of the past century. Only recently has the nation emerged from the […]

US Sanctions Targeting Hezbollah

A United States Treasury Department official says Lebanese officials who are members of the resistance movement Hezbollah could be heavily sanctioned under a new US law. Daniel Glaser, the US Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, made the announcement. When asked in an interview with channel LBC if the law […]

The Murder of Mustafa Badreddine, Hezbollah Military Commander

Mustafa Amine Badreddine, Hezbollah’s top military commander in Syria, was reportedly killed in artillery fire by jihadists, according to the Shi’a Islamist militant group and political party based in Lebanon. Thousands of people have gathered to mourn Badraddine’s passing at his funeral in Beirut, Lebanon’s capital. Images from the funeral […]

The Prosecution Of Rights Lawyer Malek Adly

  On Friday, one of Egypt’s most prominent rights lawyers and activists was arrested for ‘inciting protests’ against a recently signed border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The agreement requires the Egyptian government to hand over sovereignty of two strategic Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia. Malek Adly’s […]

The Oceania Refugee Debate

Papua New Guinea’s highest court has recently handed down a defining court ruling on the unconstitutionality of the Australian government-funded Manus Island Detention Centre, which was set up in PNG in 2013. The facility has been used by the Australian government as an offshore “processing” prison to detain “unauthorized arrival” […]

Leaked records of ISIS fighters

Tens of thousands of documents containing approximately 22,000 names of possible ISIS recruits from all over the world has now fallen into the hands of British, US, German and Australian authorities. These documents were stolen by a former Free Syrian Army member who had converted to the jihadist militant IS […]