Global, Main Stories / 08/01/2021 Pro-Trump mobs storm US Capitol buildings

Yesterday, thousands of Trump supporters force entry into the US Capitol building following Trump urging them to march in response to the US Presidential Election results, resulting in four deaths with one woman being shot and 52 being arrested. As a last bid to upturn the vote that was insubstantially claimed to have been subjected...

Global / 04/01/2021 Global Investigates: China and the Uighur internment camps. “This isn’t indoctrination. It’s eradication”

Xinjiang has descended into darkness. Cries of anguish and suffering can be heard from the northwest region of China. Internment camps, known as “re-education camps” to some, but concentration camps to others, are thought to be housing some of the most brutal human rights violations seen in recent memory. Families have been torn apart. Mothers...

Global / 15/12/2020 Amazon deforestation hits 12-year high under President Bolsonaro

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has surged to a 12-year high under the leadership of President Jair Bolsonaro. An area seven times larger than Greater London has been destroyed in just one year. Figures released by the Brazilian space institute, Inpe, reported at least 11,088 sq km of rainforest was razed between August 2019 and...

Global / 15/12/2020 Hong Kong Activists Jailed over protests

Three of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy activists have been jailed for their role in the ongoing protests. Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, and Ivan Lam, aged 24, 23, and 26 respectively, have all been convicted of “unauthorised assembly”. The activists were charged in court last month, for their participation in protests outside police headquarters in...

Global / 15/12/2020 Israel Election Looms as lawmakers Vote to Dissolve Parliament

On Wednesday Israel’s Parliament (the Knesset) voted in favour of a preliminary bill to dissolve itself following budget delays, moving the country towards its fourth election in two years. The Knesset voted in favour of dissolvement following the defence minister Benny Gantz accusing current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of deliberately delaying decisions on the national...

Global / 15/12/2020 Farmers storm New Delhi in protest against new agricultural laws

Thousands of farmers have stormed the Indian capital of New Delhi in protest against new agricultural laws. Arriving from the nearby states of Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh, farmers have set up road blockades and makeshift camps in a bid to counter agricultural rules they claim could destroy their livelihoods. It is believed those taking...



Dispelling Japanese stereotypes

Japan’s culture is rich and often welcomed by people from around the world. Unfortunately, it is the fascination people have with the nation that gives rise to stereotypes surrounding the Japanese, writes Rachael Lum.

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