Jack Thompson

About Jack Thompson

Jack Thompson is 2nd year undergraduate student at the University of Cambridge reading Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) and specialising in Politics and International Relations. His interests lie in International Organisation and Conflict Resolution.

Australia And Its Asylum Problem: Refugees Denied Medical Aid

Last week, a whistleblower within Australia’s refugee detention centre on the Pacific island nation of Nauru claimed that around 50 refugees and asylum seekers are being refused oversees medical treatment against the pressured advice of medical professionals. At least four of those being refused medical help are pregnant women wishing […]

The Venezuelan Crisis And How To Go About It 

Hyperinflation, astronomical prices, surging infant mortality, and political upheaval: that is the state of affairs in the world’s top oil-rich nation. Venezuela has neither food to feed its population nor critical medical supplies for its desperately ill. Infant mortality has increased by 30% and maternal mortality is up by 65% […]

Iraqi Army Liberates Mosul: Is The Peaceful Reconstruction Of The City Possible And What Have Been The Effects For Civilians?

With its capture of Mosul in June 2014, the so-called Islamic State rose to global prominence. Now, after the largest deployment of Iraqi troops since the 2003 invasion, the terrorist organization has lost its capital and foothold in Iraq. The battle for Mosul has been a long and bloody one, […]