In refugee detention centers close to its shore and far from the public eye, Australia is committing atrocious crimes against humanity. Not only on Christmas Island, Manus Island, and Nauru, there are still at least 9 operating detention centers on and offshore designed to traumatize refugees and asylum seekers in […]
Nearly 80% of the entire population, 21.2 million people, are in need of basic humanitarian assistance, 3 million people have been forced to flee their homes, and more than 10,000 civilians have been killed. These devastating figures, which were reported by the United Nations and Amnesty International, echo the catastrophic […]
A human rights publication, Intercontinental Cry reported that on May 11th, thousands of Amazonian indigenous people marched through the streets of South America, including Ecuador, Peru, and Brazil to protest against the expansion of oil extraction in the Amazon. As oil blocks often consist of regions that are home to […]
Education is the epitome of peace and social equalizer that makes the dream of “no matter who you are, what you look like, where you come from, you can make it” (Obama, 2004) a reality. Education – as the greatest weapon to fight the battle of inequality and conflict – springs up […]
Human rights are the epitome of human dignity that we, as a human race, have long fought for and truly deserve. Despite the rise of continuous human rights battles around the globe, the ideology of ‘equal and inalienable’ rights stands firmly as the icon of human’s fundamental respect and morality. The […]
The intensifying military confrontation between the West and the Arab world has spread instability and fear throughout the international community. There has been a controversial debate on whether the conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan are the result of a natural collision between cultures and values or the consequences […]
Will the UN Security Council ever impose sanctions on Syria for the alleged usage of chemical weapons? Or will China and Russia continue to veto these (or any) resolutions?
What do you think of Globalization? Is it only an imperialistic act or tool used by the West to promote it’s own ideals?
Standing behind the tightly closed windows, residents of Beijing stare out to the toxic air that is blurred with thick smog. Children are waiting to return to, now empty classrooms, if only the first red alert of the year could calm its hazardous nature. This year’s first heavy air pollution ‘red […]
The recent news around the resignation of world leaders and vicious confrontations between politicians seems trivial in front of human lives lost during the ongoing Syrian civil war. Airstrikes and bombings covered with blood are reported daily. Just a couple of hours ago, Al Jazeera reported suspected Russian warplanes had […]
On the 26thof November, shouts and chants of one million protesters who were demanding the resignation of the South Korean president, Park Geun Hye, echoed above the GwangHwaMun square and fell back down on the frowns of demonstrator’s faces. This occurred simultaneously with the first snow of the year – […]
Ethiopia, a land divided by ethnic tension, now faces a wave of protests and a storm of civil unrest. Years of ethnic marginalization by the government has invoked demonstrations around the nation, which first began in Oromia last November. It was triggered by the government’s plan to expand the boundaries […]