Zohaib Sadiq


About Zohaib Sadiq

Zohaib is a recent graduate from the University of Manchester, where he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics. In his spare time, he's an avid fan of travelling, hip-hop and all things politics.

Global Anti-Racist Movements Attack Pillars Of Empire

COVID-19 – 2020’s fulcrum event – has inflamed decades of anger on racial inequality and injustice, triggered by the heinous murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department. Floyd’s death was the tipping point after a series of police murders of Black Americans in recent months. News of the […]


Never again – Holocaust Remembrance And Its’ Moral Impetus

January of 2020, the annual Holocaust Remembrance – Yom HaShoah in Hebrew – marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The United Nations General Assembly elected to designate 27th of January as Holocaust Remembrance Day, enshrined in a two-fold purpose: honouring over 6 million Jewish victims, and ensuring […]


Modi’s BJP Pursues Divisive Citizenship Bill

India’s ruling BJP Party (Bharatiya Janata Party), led by Narendra Modi, has successfully pushed contentious immigration reform through the Indian Congress. The reformed Citizenship Act grants citizenship to persecuted minorities from the neighbouring countries of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh – implicitly excluding Muslims. Prime Minister Ram Kovind, who in 2010 […]


Anglican Archbishop Prostrates As Apology For 1919 British Massacre In Amritsar

On the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury embraced the bold act of prostrating at the site of the Amritsar massacre, as a deeply meaningful symbol of a personal request for forgiveness for the British colonial atrocity. Over 400 were slaughtered and more […]


Generational Twists And Turns In Algeria’s Determination To Seek Democratic Reform

Thousands of protestors continue to flock to the Algerian capital, Algiers, since February of this year. This comes after President Abdelaziz announced he is seeking a fifth term. Collectively known as the ‘Smile Revolution’, the protestors are demanding democratic transitions in an Algerian political arena comprised of a concentrated elite […]


Difficulties On The Road To China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

In its numerous dimensions, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is perceived as the pinnacle of the modern silk road, connecting the fragmented and developing economies of the Asian subcontinent to Western and Arab markets. An intriguing component of this initiative is CPEC, namely China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, connecting Western China (Xinjian) […]


The Clock Is Ticking For Cypriot Reunification

Turkish and Greek Cypriots alike recently celebrated the unification of the divided Cypriot polity. 1974 marked the creation of the boundary on the island following the Turkish invasion of Northern Cyprus in response to an Athens-sponsored coup. The opening of the eastern and western island crossings, Famagusta Dherniya and Lefke […]


Red Cross Grapples With Aid Deployment In Polarized Venezuela

Humanitarian aid provision by The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies faced hostility characteristic of a deeply polarized Venezuela. Commendable efforts by the self-proclaimed apolitical organisation represent the first step in relief provision for a fragmented nation, which, according to the World Health Organization, is currently […]


A Change In The Thai Tide? Youth Eager To Impact First Election Since 2014 Coup

General elections in Thailand in March of this year characterised a much needed adjustment for the nation since a devastating military coup in 2014. Despite political analysts labelling the elections as unfair and corrupt, youth activists remain adamant in developing a more equitable and democratic Thailand. The election is being […]


Auschwitz Memorial Visitors Respectfully Asked To Stop Posing For Photos At Site Of Former Death Camp 1

The Auschwitz Memorial has recently implored tourists to stop posing for photos at the memorial site of the death camp. The announcement came in March in a Twitter statement, following a flood of social media posts of tourists balancing on a rail-road beam located at the former concentration camp operated […]