Grace Zhang

About Grace Zhang

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

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” […]

Hacked To Death In Bangladesh

On Saturday morning, a university professor was hacked to death on his way to work in north-western Bangladesh. The attack was similar to other brutal killings by suspected Muslim militants. According to Deputy Commissioner, Nahidal Islam, Rezaul Karim Siddique, aged 58, was a professor at the state-run Rajshahi University where […]