Global / 20/07/2021 Taliban Control Increases as Afghan Troops are Forced into Tajikistan

On 5 July, a statement made by the Tajik border authority through the state-run news outlet Khovar announced that 1,037 Afghan soldiers had fled for their lives into Tajikistan earlier that day. According to both the Washington Post and BBC, this is the fifth occurrence of a cross-country retreat in two weeks. As fighting intensifies...

Global / 20/07/2021 The Discovery of More Unmarked Graves Raises Difficult Questions for Canada

On Thursday 24 June, Chief Cadmusn Delmore of the Cowessess First Nation announced over 750 unmarked graves had been discovered at one of Canada’s former re-education sites for Indigenous children. The Marieval Indian Residential School (Cowessess) was operational in the province of Saskatchewan from 1899 to 1997. After last month’s discovery of 215 unmarked graves...

Global, Global Investigates / 20/07/2021 Global Investigates: Nigeria’s Relationship with Feminism

Proponents of women’s rights in Nigeria are facing multiple barriers in their fight for equality. Gender-based violence, a lack of economic opportunity, and political disillusionment are affecting women at all levels of society. The country has the most out-of-school girls in the world, and political representation is limited to just 7 of 109 Senators and...

Global / 20/07/2021 Ethiopia Tigray Conflict: 400,000 Impacted by Famine

Members of the UN Security Council have warned of a famine currently affecting 400,000 people in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. A further 1.8 million have been deemed at risk of starvation whilst 33,000 children are currently suffering from severe malnourishment. Following six previous private talks, the UN Security Council held its first public meeting...

Global / 20/07/2021 Chinese Communist Party Celebrates 100th Anniversary

President of China Xi Jinping has warned that any foreign power attempting to bully China would “find themselves on a collision course with a great wall of steel forged by over 1.4 billion people” in an anniversary speech delivered on 1 July. As part of the celebrations to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Chinese...

Global / 20/07/2021 New Wave of Protests in Brazil Against The Government’s Handling of the Covid-19 Pandemic

A new wave of protests has spread throughout Brazil as tens of thousands take to the streets in at least 13 state capitals over accusations of government corruption and a rising Covid-19 death toll. On July 3, protestors took to the streets demanding the impeachment of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over the government’s handling of...

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The Discovery of More Unmarked Graves Raises Difficult Questions for Canada

On Thursday 24 June, Chief Cadmusn Delmore of the Cowessess First Nation announced over 750 unmarked graves had been discovered at one of Canada’s former re-education sites for Indigenous children. The Marieval Indian Residential School (Cowessess) was operational in the province of Saskatchewan from 1899 to 1997. After last month’s discovery of 215 unmarked graves…

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Global Investigates: Nigeria’s Relationship with Feminism

Proponents of women’s rights in Nigeria are facing multiple barriers in their fight for equality. Gender-based violence, a lack of economic opportunity, and political disillusionment are affecting women at all levels of society. The country has the most out-of-school girls in the world, and political representation is limited to just 7 of 109 Senators and…


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