Karen Cheung

About Karen Cheung

Karen Cheung is a third year Commerce / Law student at the Australian National University. Her aim, as an OWP correspondent, is to challenge the status quo of resorting to destructive conduct. She wishes to inform individuals by providing them the necessary tools to think critically and offer peaceful solutions.

White House Issues More Travel Restrictions – Including North Korean And Venezuela

The White House will act to prohibit the entry of citizens from North Korea as it implements travels restrictions on various countries namely, Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen and Somalia. Key Takeaway: US alleges that North Korean did not meet information-sharing requirements Donald Trump justifies ban to “protect security […]

Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Violence In Myanmar Fight For Survival In Bangladesh Refugee Camps

Rohingya refugees fleeing from violence in Myanmar were met with overcrowded camps in Bangladesh, with the number of refugees reaching more than a quarter-of-a-million. The UN has confirmed that since the instalment of Myanmar’s martial law regime on Rohingya insurgents in late August, the refugee count has risen to 270,000 […]

North Korea Launches 18th Missile Of The Year

Tuesday morning literally started with a bang. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile, a weapon born of nuclear payload motives, flew over Japan and crashed into the Pacific Ocean 575 miles east of Japan. This daringly unprecedented provocation sparked chaos in Japan’s northern Hokkaido island where the Prime Minister Shinzo […]

UNHCR Condemns ‘Cash-For-Boat Turn Back’

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) representative, Thomas Vargas, has called for legal retribution and condemnation of governments that make payments to smugglers. Amnesty International alleges that Australian officials who paid people smugglers to return to Indonesia have committed transnational crimes. The organization has released a report detailing […]