Muzna Erum

About Muzna Erum

Muzna Erum is a student at the University of Toronto studying journalism and Media Studies.

Refugees and Migrants’ Journey Across The Mediterranean Sea

A migrant boat travelling from Sub- Sahara Africa to Italy has left 20 dead and 20 missing after the boat sank near Tunisia. According to the BBC news, Tunisian coast guards were able to retrieve bodies off Sfax’s coastal city in central Tunisia on Thursday, with five survivors rescued. It […]

Gunfire And Protest Occur After President Alpha Condé Wins His Third Term In Guinea

On October 23, 2020, in the Guinea capital, gunfire and protests occurred after results revealed President Alpha Condé, aged 82, won a high stakes election. According to preliminary results from the election commission, Condé won twice as many votes as his rival, Cellou Dalein Diallo. In March, Condé called for […]

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Gender-Based Violence And Femicide Cases In Guatemala

On 9 October in Guatemala City and the Teculutan municipality, hundreds of women took to the streets to protest against the two new cases of gender-based violence and femicide that occurred two weeks apart from each other. Laura Daniela Hernandez and Litzy Cordon were the two victims of these femicide […]

U.S Reimposes Sanctions Against Iran

On September 19th, the Trump administration imposed new sanctions against Iran. These sanctions follow Resolution 2231, which endorsed a state participant triggering a “snap back” mechanism from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JPCOA). In invoking this clause, the U.S referred to Iran’s “significant non-compliance” with the nuclear deal. […]