Lina Na Gyoung Lee

About Lina Na Gyoung Lee

Lina Lee is an International Relations student at Australian National University. She is a global citizen who has lived in Seoul, Shanghai and Auckland, and aims to emphasis the importance of peaceful attitudes in order to reach compromising solutions to issues around the global village.

Australia’s Crime Against Humanity: Refugee Detention Centers

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 […]

Why You Must Pay Attention To The Yemen War

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 […]

The Expansion Of Oil Extraction Versus The Indigenous Amazonians

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 […]

Is The Idea Of Human Rights A Universal Concept Or A Representation Of Western Cultural Imperialism?

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 […]

Are Conflicts In The Middle East And Afghanistan The Result Of A “Clash Of Civilizations?”

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 […]

Russian Warplanes Strike Syrian Province – Exacerbation Of Syrian Civil War

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 […]