Sulithi Dewendra

About Sulithi Dewendra

Sulithi Dewendra is a third year International and Global Studies student at the University of Sydney majoring in Government and International Relations. She is particularly intrigued by conflict resolution in the Middle Eastern region. She is currently a correspondent at the OWP.

Bangladesh Welcomes Rohingya Muslims

Often described as the world’s most persecuted minority, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing to Bangladesh. The mass movement comes after Myanmar’s armed forces (Tatmadaw) were granted increased powers September 2017 to launch clearance operations. In what appears to be a beacon of hope for the Rohingya, Prime […]

Dreams Shattered: Trump Rescinds DACA

On Tuesday the 5th of September, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the “Dreamers’ Program,” a move engineered by President Donald Trump. The program, officially named the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA), was an initiative by the Obama administration intended to aid young immigrants gaining protection […]

A Win For Civil Rights?

On Saturday, the 19th of August, approximately fifteen thousand individuals assembled in Boston to resist the recent onslaught of neo-Nazism spurring from an incident in Charlottesville earlier this month. Some twenty-five conservatives had gathered in Boston Common Park to exercise their constitutional liberties in a ‘free speech rally.’ They were […]