Tajmee Ali


The Venezuelan Crisis Cannot Be Forgotten, As Its Hope Lies In International Intervention

The international community stood valiantly with Venezuela after socialist President Nicolás Maduro took office in 2015 and demanded the restoration of democratic rule. In recent years, however, the South American country has been crippled with soaring hyperinflation, electricity black-outs, and food shortages. Over 4.5 million Venezuelans have sought to live […]


Bangladesh’s Labor Force Narrative Must Change

As COVID-19 continues to cripple the world economy, Bangladesh’s garment industry suffers exponentially. Clothing has been Bangladesh’s key export division and primary source of foreign exchange for the last two decades. However, many claim the country’s mounting dependence on the industry continues to serve as a double-edged sword. Experts say […]

Workers in a Bangladeshi garment factory.

The Possible End Of “One Country, Two Systems”, Hong Kong Navigates Its New Reality After China Enacts New Security Law

China’s new security law for Hong Kong has struck the region after legal experts concluded the bill seeks to fundamentally change the region’s legal system. The Beijing-led legislation seeks to criminalize actions of secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with extreme punishments. These actions include breaking away from the country, undermining […]


Civil War, Starvation, And COVID-19: Yemen’s Fate Now Heavily Dependent On Its Local Proxies

UNICEF has reported the crisis in Yemen to be the worst humanitarian crisis across the globe, with over 80 percent of its population, or 24 million people, in need of humanitarian aid. Yemen’s situation is complex, leaving the country trapped by several external forces that stifle its ability to recover. […]


North Korean Leader’s Sister, Kim Yo Jung, Threatens South Korea With Ominous Military Actions Amidst New Tensions

Seoul, South Korea, held an emergency security meeting on Sunday after Kim Yo Jung, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, threatened to use military action against South Korea amidst escalating tensions between the two countries.  Kim warned that Seoul would witness a “tragic scene of the North-South liaison […]


An Unprecedented Instance: India And China Seek To Resolve Ladakh Border Dispute Peacefully

In the past few weeks, we have witnessed numerous clashes between the Indian Army and China’s People’s Liberation Army along their widely disputed border, Line of Actual Control (LAC). However, China and India have agreed to defuse tensions after frequent clashes in the Himalayas throughout May. Tensions were heightened earlier […]


How The Tragic Death Of George Floyd Has Ignited Protests Worldwide And Called For An Imperative Revival Of The Black Lives Matter Movement

The tragic death of George Floyd has struck the world, igniting protests worldwide and calling for an imperative revival of the Black Lives Matter movement. On May 29, Minneapolis released a 911 transcript of the call, in which a grocery clerk had called police describing a man paying with a […]


Cyclone Amphan And COVID-19: Mass Destruction In South Asia

Cyclone Amphan has pummelled India and Bangladesh and continues to leave a trail of mass destruction and chaos as the two countries attempt to recover. As of May 23rd, at least 106 deaths were confirmed. As per disaster management officials, 80 are from the Indian states of West Bengal and […]


Fire Damages Greek Island Refugee Centre Amid Tensions

On Saturday March 7, a fire broke out at a refugee centre located on the Greek island of Lesbos. Greece’s firefighting service stated on Sunday that no injuries or casualties have been reported. However, significant damage to a warehouse containing various furniture and electrical appliances has been sustained. The installation, […]