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A Country On The Brink: Nigeria’s Unravelling Security Crisis

The security landscape within Nigeria is blemished by violence, crime, and other crises that threaten the fabric of Nigerian society and represent a threat to the country’s statehood. The growing insecurity isn’t emanating from one cause, rather a kaleidoscope of political violence is coalescing to destabilize the country. This piece

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Employers Maintaining A Neutral Image: The European Court of Justice Validates The Prohibition of Islamic Veils In Workplaces

On July 15th, the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice upheld a ruling that ‘prohibits the wearing of any visible form of expression of political, philosophical or religious beliefs in the workplace.’ This ruling affects all ‘employees who observe religious precepts requiring certain clothing to be worn,’ such as religious crosses, crucifixes,

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Systemic Sexual Abuse In Egypt

In July 2021, the New York Times published a report outlining systemic sexual abuse in hospitals, prisons and police custody. This report has continued to shed light on women’s issues in the country, which Egypt has claimed to be fixing for at least a decade. Sexual abuse is an issue for Egyptian

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Pegasus Spyware Warrants International Cyber Security Attention

Over the last week, The Washington Post along with 16 partners conducted an investigation, which revealed a military-grade spyware for tracking terrorists. Licensed by an Israeli firm to governments around the world, it was used in 37 successful smartphone hacks of journalists, business executives, and human rights activists. The Israeli

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What Will Happen When The U.S. Leaves Afghanistan?

On April 13, 2021, President Joe Biden announced that the United States would end its military presence in Afghanistan by September 11, 2021. The American troop withdrawal date recently moved up to August 31, and the U.S. has begun to clear out its personnel. The U.S. has been at war

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Biden Administration Stands With Cuban Protestors

President Joe Biden announced on Monday that the United States supports the people of Cuba calling for freedom and relief from the COVID-19 pandemic and decades of oppression. As the biggest protests against the Cuban communist government in decades took place this past Sunday, July 11th, statements obtained by CBS

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COVID-19 Vaccinations And Inequality In Crises

Around the world, millions of people are receiving vaccinations as part of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Our World in Data measures that approximately 26.2% of the world’s population have received at least one out of two doses of the vaccine. However, only 1% of those vaccinated are from

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Protests In Georgia Rise Again Over LGBT March

Civil riots erupted in Georgia this week over the brutal beatings of LGBT activists, specifically a journalist named Alexander Lashkarava. In the wake of these uprisings, per Reuters, many protestors are calling for the Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili to resign among accusations of allowing street violence against peaceful groups.

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The Straight And Narrow Path To Peace In Venezuela

Venezuela is in the throes of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the Western Hemisphere. The numbers continue to set records: an exodus of 5.6 million people since 2015 marks the largest migration crisis in Latin America’s recent history, and an economic contraction of 80% since 2012 marks the

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The Impact Of COVID-19 On Global Human Trafficking

The global crisis of human trafficking continues to affect children, women and men throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The concerns are dire and there is no end in sight for this infringement of fundamental human rights. Presently, the Covid-19 pandemic is creating adverse effects on the prevention of human trafficking, further

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