Last week, the CIA released 13 million documents which they declassified, concerning a diverse number of issues from 1940s to the 1990s. The documents were publicly shared after pressure from activists in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. Some...
Chelsea Manning, who leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks, had her prison sentence commuted by President Barack Obama in his final days before leaving office. After being sentenced to 35 years in prison for disclosing secret military and diplomatic documents to...
The British government and arms’ trade has been accused of supporting a string of war crimes and human rights abuses across the Middle East ranging from Saudi Arabia, Yemen, the UAE and Israel. Conflict in Yemen between the Saudi-led coalition...
Newly-inaugurated President Donald Trump has never attempted to hide his contempt for issues pertaining to environmental protection. He repeatedly dismissed the scientific consensus on climate change, labelling it a “hoax”, he called the Environmental Protection Agency a “disgrace” and...
As political crisis in the Gambia finally comes to an end, a financial crisis could be looming, with Adama Barrow sworn in as the country’s new president and his predecessor, Yahya Jammeh fleeing into exile with millions from state...
Emily Hawkins, Tony Allen, Adam Robertson Charlton, Orla Knox-Macaulay, James Chesson and Angel Loeraís predictions for the year ahead. 2017: ten years since the first iPhone and Windows Vista were released; 20 years since the UK governed Hong Kong, and...