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November 24, 2022

How did ‘Crime against Humanity’ charges against Brazil’s former President, Jair Bolsonaro, influence his presidential defeat?

Article by Anna Wallace Following the October (2022) presidential election in Brazil, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (Lula) has beaten far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. […]
October 22, 2022

Is Civil Disobedience Protected by the Law? The Case of the Colston Four

Article by Jessica Williamson A landmark ruling by a judge strips protestors responsible for criminal damage of their right to rely on human rights defences to […]
September 28, 2022

The recent United Nation’s report details possible crimes against humanity for China’s alleged treatment towards its Uyghur population

Article by Anna Wallace Following criticism over China’s vice-president’s, Wang Qisham, attendance of the Queen’s funeral, once again, the world focuses its attention on the alleged […]
September 14, 2022

The Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Article by Rita Al Kordahy Over 80 million people around the world have been forcibly displaced; running away from persecution, armed conflicts, and human rights violations, […]
September 10, 2022

China’s Crimes Against Humanity- The UN Speaks Out

Article by Jessica Williamson Years of abuse of the Uyghur Muslims by the Chinese government has culminated in a damning new report, where compelling evidence of […]
August 1, 2022

Domestic workers lured into exploitation in the Gulf

Article by Amina Benhammouda Given the exponential growth of the economy in Gulf countries, it would be expected that those that willed this climb up the […]
July 11, 2022

The Prevalence of Child Soldiers

Article by Ashlyne Yong “Compelled to become instruments of war, to kill and be killed, child soldiers are forced to give violent expression to the hatreds […]
May 23, 2022

The debate on euthanasia and assisted suicide: moral contentions and legal implications

Article by Anna Wallace Whilst there is an extensive existing body of literature regarding the moral, medical, and legal ethics of the practises of Euthanasia and […]
March 31, 2022

London’s decriminalisation plan: a different approach to the war on drugs

Article by Taha Ragheb As we approach into the Spring of 2022, plans for a decriminalisation trial in London are blossoming too. Sadiq Khan has announced […]