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India’s Borders, Open to Whom?

Last month, the Indian government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi passed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), a new set of laws that would allow minority religious groups from neighbouring Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan to more easily gain Indian citizenship. While at first glance these policies seem welcoming to targeted minorities, they notably exclude Muslims, raising questions about their true motivations.


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US and Iran: Sacrificial Sanctions

Contemporary international relations between the United States and Iran are a classic case of prioritizing inter-state objectives over human welfare. Amid rising tensions, people have become more focused on the race for superiority between Iran and the United States, rather than the resulting human suffering and violence.


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Chile: A Political Economy in Despair

Across the world, numerous countries are in the grips of raging protests that have taken to the streets. From Lebanon to Chile, citizens are fighting against economic disparity.


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Nigerian Patients Chained: An Investigation of “Treatment Centres”

Across Nigeria, reports of mental health patients being mistreated in “treatment centres” – presumed medical centres dedicated to treating mental health patients – led human rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) to visit and investigate these centres. They found that patients were being chained, denied meals and a sanitary environment, and in some cases even harmed physically as part of their treatment procedure.


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All Of Them Means All Of Them: The 2019 Lebanese Protests

Since October 17th, thousands of Lebanese citizens have been flooding the nation’s city centers in peaceful protest of long-standing government corruption, growing inequality, sectarianism, and poor provision of public services.



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Venezuela: The Complexity of a Nation in Crisis

Written by Sophie Crawford Edited by Laurence Campanella Franco Fasuli, Getty Images. A Nation in Need of Humanitarian Justice The United Socialist Party of Venezuela, now led by Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chávez’s successor, has been…



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Climate Change and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Written by Ghislaine Fandel Edited by Ghayas Osserian “Syrian and Iraqi refugees at Skala Sykamias Lesvos Greece,” By CC SA. The political and economic situation in Syria as well as the ongoing civil war due…


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The Rohingya & Islamophobia: A Dire Situation

Written by Ghayas Osseiran Edited by Mariana Furneri “Emergency food, drinking water and shelter to help people displaced in Rakhine State, western Burma.” By DFID Burma, CC BY-SA. A Dire Beginning On August 31st, 2017,…