Rebecca Park

About Rebecca Park

Rebecca Park '22 is currently studying Political Science and Economics at Williams College.

Pakistan Expels Indian Ambassador As Kashmir Dispute Escalates 1

On Wednesday, August 7, Pakistan said that it would expel India’s ambassador and suspend bilateral trade relations with New Delhi in a meeting of Pakistan’s National Security Committee led by Prime Minister Imran Khan. This comes after India’s removal of a constitutional provision for the Kashmir region that had granted […]

Zelenskiy’s Party Set To Win In Ukraine’s Snap Parliamentary Election

On Sunday July 21, Ukraine held a snap parliamentary election that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s hold onto power, allowing him to address Ukraine’s weak economy and its military conflict with Russia-led separatists.  Zelenskiy, a comedian who played a fictional teacher-turned-president on a television series, had no political […]

Protesters Arrested In Demonstrations Against Kazakh Leaders

Police arrested dozens of protesters on July 6 after they took to the streets demanding Kazakh veteran leader, Nursultan Nazarbayev’s cessation of power.  “Wake up Kazakhstan!” protesters shouted in Almaty, the largest Kazakh city. Others cried out, “Old man, go away!”, a commonly used anti-Nazarbayev slogan. These demonstrators gathering near […]

Johnson Skips TV Debate As PM Hopefuls Spar Over Brexit

Last Sunday, Boris Johnson refused to participate in a televised debate with five other contenders vying to become Britain’s next prime minister, prompting criticism from rival candidates. Participants of the debate on Channel 4’s broadcast faced questions regarding their solution to the stalled Brexit process. “Where is Boris?” Foreign Secretary […]

Strike Paralyzes Haiti As Protesters Demand President Resigns

Several thousand demonstrators marched in a two-day strike through the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince this past Sunday demanding the resignation of current President Jovenel Moise over allegations of corruption. Similar protests were seen in other parts of Haiti including Jacmel, Cap-Haitien, Saint-Marc, and Gonaives. The rally, organized by opposition parties and […]