Global Investigates / 07/12/2021 Global Investigates: A Renovation of Memory: The Refurbishment of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Site.

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre site holds a position of doleful reverence in the collective psyche of Indians, and South Asians at large. The Bagh, or the Garden, situated in Amritsar, India was the site of a massacre orchestrated by the British Brigadier-General R.E.H. Dyer. The massacre accounted for the death of 400-1000 Indian civilians, as...

Global Investigates / 07/12/2021 Global Investigates: An Illyrian inferno: why Albania’s story should be listened to as the world goes up in flames

At 7:27, on the 25 August, in southwest Albania, sunlight was just starting to creep past dusty mountain ridges onto the valley below. The haze began to focus. 18 kilometres south of the coastal city of Vlora, tourist towns, irrigated fields, and olive groves lie cradled between peaks that shoot up from the rolling semi-arid...

Global, Global Investigates / 16/11/2021 Global Investigates: Nanny state: AI and CCTV

In 2018, a cybersecurity activist successfully hacked into China’s facial-recognition system, unveiling a web of CCTV cameras spanning the country that possessed the ability to recognise an individual instantly by their face. Artificial Intelligence, AI, has been incorporated into almost all aspects of modern life, from facial recognition passwords on smartphones to adverts based on...

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Global Investigates: An Illyrian inferno: why Albania’s story should be listened to as the world goes up in flames

At 7:27, on the 25 August, in southwest Albania, sunlight was just starting to creep past dusty mountain ridges onto the valley below. The haze began to focus. 18 kilometres south of the coastal city of Vlora, tourist towns, irrigated fields, and olive groves lie cradled between peaks that shoot up from the rolling semi-arid…

Global, Global Investigates

Global Investigates: Nanny state: AI and CCTV

In 2018, a cybersecurity activist successfully hacked into China’s facial-recognition system, unveiling a web of CCTV cameras spanning the country that possessed the ability to recognise an individual instantly by their face. Artificial Intelligence, AI, has been incorporated into almost all aspects of modern life, from facial recognition passwords on smartphones to adverts based on…

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Global Investigates: Latin America’s femicide crisis

The World Health Organization defines femicide as the “intentional murder of women because they are women.” Globally, there remains a significant lack of data in regards to femicide rates, with many governments failing to collate data specifically relating to the murder of women. Instead, gender based murder is counted amongst overall homicide figures, obscuring the…

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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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Global Investigates: Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention highlights UK failure to ratify the international women’s rights treaty

In the 12-hour period following Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, six women were killed. At least 28 women were killed in February 2021 alone, with further reports of 300 femicides and 171 more women found dead under suspicious circumstances in Turkey last year. Despite the government stressing the extensive capabilities of their existing legislation,…


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