Author: Myra Mansoor

Military Takeover In Sudan: 43 Killed In Protests

Western powers have suspended economic aid going into Sudan to condemn the Sudanese military take over. Army Chief General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan declared a state of emergency in October 2021 and dissolved Sudan’s transitional government deposing Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. Opposition to the coup has been taking place regularly in

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Biden Continues Trump’s Discriminatory Expulsion Of Haitian Refugees

Thousands of Haitian migrants residing in the United States and Mexico are being sent back, with governments referring to the mass expulsion as “an assisted voluntary return to Haiti.” Pictures of mounted border patrol agents attacking asylum seekers in Del Rio display the mistreatment of Haitians. Although the secretary of

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The Taliban Insurgency: What It Means for Women

Women and girls are once again battling terrifying uncertainty as the Taliban have assumed power in Afghanistan. During their control in the 1990s, women faced unjust treatment, and most believe that history is about to repeat itself. In the 90s, the Taliban used Islam as an excuse to impose their

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Genocide In China: The Inhumane Treatment Of Uighur Muslims

Since 2017, multiple reports have been issued describing the brutal treatment of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, China. As of summer 2018, the United Nations reported that at least one million Uighurs have been detained, with approximately two million having been forced into ‘re-education camps. Amnesty International described life in those

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Terrorism In Canada: The London Attack

On 6 June, four innocent lives were lost to a senseless act of terrorism in London, Ontario. 20 year-old Nathaniel Veltman mounted a curb and deliberately rammed his pickup truck into a Pakistani Canadian family. Two women aged 74 and 44, a 46-year-old man and a 15-year-old girl were killed

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Intensification of Anti-Government Protests in Colombia

Beginning April 28th, several protests were held across Colombia because of the tax reform set forth by the country’s government, in the hope of addressing their ongoing economic crisis. Although the tax reform was dismissed, large scale protests persisted with the situation becoming progressively worse due to the role of

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The Kabul School Bombing

Families in Kabul buried the coffins of their children due to the aftermath of the attack on Syed Al-Shuhada, a school in Dasht-e-Barchi which was the educational institution for impoverished children. This brutal strike has been classified as one of the worst attacks in Afghanistan in the last year, and

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