Why the execution of James Foley will not impact US military involvement in Iraq.
Crowd thy Neighbor: What the Syrian refugee crisis means for neighboring states
Aylin Manduric discusses how countries in Europe and the Middle East are responding to the inflow of Syrian refugees.
Curbing Child Marriage: Moving beyond lip service?
Pakistan is taking steps to eliminate child marriage with new legislation and ID cards, prompting backlash from Pakistan’s Council of Islamic Ideology.
Appealing in Sudan: Adultery and Apostasy in Law and Faith
World leaders are outraged by a death sentence handed down in a Sudanese court for the “crime” of apostasy. Will that be enough to secure a release?
UN Report highlights Canada’s successes and failures in protecting indigenous peoples’ rights
Aylin Manduric summarises and evaluates Canada’s recent efforts towards the protection of Aboriginal peoples’ rights.
Thirty Years of Pain: International Stop Torture Campaign Aims to Hold Governments Accountable for Treatment of Detainees
Aylin Manduric discusses the current state of torture in light of new report and program aimed against the practice from Amnesty International
Economic Growth in the DPRK: What Private Sector?
Pyongyang, North Korea’s capital city, is quickly becoming the playground of the world’s most isolated country. Despite sanctions banning imports and financial transactions into North Korea, third-party companies and Chinese middle-men ensure that shop fronts are kept stocked with a variety of foreign and luxury goods. The city itself has been restructured as well, with Read More…
Tearing up Thailand
Protesters clash following Yingluck Shinawatra’s impeachment. Can the current caretaker administration keep the country under control until the elections?
A History of Violence: Profiling Boko Haram
How has Boko Haram changed with Nigeria’s shifting political landscape? A brief history of the group’s development.
Sanctions in South Sudan: Now What?
Skin-deep diplomacy is unlikely to bring South Sudan’s civil war to an end.