Farah Bogani explores the severity of LGBT abuses in Chechnya and whether Russia will launch an effective investigation.
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Sexual violence and shame: How the symbolic marginalization of women infringes on their physical and social security (Part II)
What do societal behaviours tell us about the sustainance of structural violence against women? As second part of her 2 part series, Stephanie Oldfield discusses how women are subjected to human security constraints by shame.
Sexual Violence and Shame: How the symbolic marginalization of women infringes on their physical and social security (Part I )
How does sexual violence infringe on women’s physical and social security? In the first part of this series of 2 articles, Stephanie Oldfield explores how the culture of shame contributes to the impetus of rape and sexual assault.
Selective Criticism of Human Rights Abuse in the Middle East – Part I
Government violation of human rights is rampant in the Middle East, but criticism is intermittent. Juliette Bronchtein analyzes what Amnesty International’s latest report on Egypt’s repression tactics, and ongoing human rights abuse by Turkey mean in the context of a potential revival of peace negotiations in Israel-Palestine.
Violence against Indigenous Women in Canada: Part II
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.
Violence against Indigenous Women in Canada: Part I
Seema Kawar touches on the facts and causes behind the epidemic of Indigenous women who have been murdered and have gone missing in Canada.
Drones: The Best Defence Canada Doesn’t Have- Part II: The collateral damage from warring with drones
In Part II of III, Kelsey Berg discusses the rapid expansion of military drones, and its drawbacks.
Canadian Man Detained Without Charge in the UAE
Kristyn Byrne discusses the case of Canadian Salim Alaradi detained in UAE.
The Foreign Agents Law: Another Pawn in Putin’s Endgame
Kelly Rahardja examines Putin’s crackdown on foreign-funded NGOs and what it reveals about Russia’s foreign policy.