Portrait of Nimr Baqr al-Nimr an independent Shia cleric in al-Awamiyah, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia by Abbas Goudarzi, Wikipedia Commons. On January 2, 2016, the Saudi government executed Nimr Al-Nimr, a prominent Shi’a Saudi cleric, who spent much of his adult life speaking for his marginalized community. Al-Nimr’s sermons and speeches came to symbolize the […]
Armed conflict exposes civilians to heightened sexual and gender based violence. Nancy explores how different actors define protection and why protection is necessary in times of armed conflict.
Seema Kawar further explores the different aspects of violence against indigenous women in Canada as well as the responses of the local community and the Canadian Government.
Building on from her last article, Seema Kawar explores the issues of accountability and ways forward in more detail.
Aishwarya and Ian continue their joint series examining the history of NATO. This week, they focus on NATO and Canada’s role in the Kosovo War.
Seema Kawar touches on the facts and causes behind the epidemic of Indigenous women who have been murdered and have gone missing in Canada.