Author: Lola Perle

Time To Address Women’s Safety: UK Police Reform

In the aftermath of the brutal murders of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa, the UK government is facing difficult questions about police reforms and the issues regarding women’s safety on UK streets. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called the police’s failure to take sexual violence against women seriously ‘infuriating’, according

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Northern Ireland: Is Denying The Past Endangering The Future?

On July 24th, 2021, the BBC reported the UK’s proposal to abandon all current and future criminal prosecutions relating to the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Between 1969 and 1998, more than 3,500 people died until the Good Friday Agreement peace deal was signed between the Catholic community, the Protestant community,

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Myanmar: 8 Brutal Months Of Violence

It has been eight months since the military junta in Myanmar were able to seize power in a coup, detaining members of the government, and declaring a year-long state of emergency. The aftermath of that coup has been eight months of violence, labeled by The Diplomat as an “all-out war

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Taliban Sweep Afghanistan: What This Means For Human Rights

On August 16th, the B.B.C. reported that the Taliban now controls all key cities in Afghanistan, including Kabul. Many Afghans fear that the Taliban will reimpose its brutal 1996-2001 regime, which, according to the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, violently disregarded international human rights law –

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