The Great Indian Media Circus

BY KARNIKA BEHL Every time I turn on the news, all I see is news about black magic, Bollywood mafia, a starlet’s house being bulldozed, an A-list celebrity caught in a drug scandal and the list goes on. Apart from such eccentric news, I don’t find any valuable piece of information that has anything to... Continue Reading →

The Global Impact of COVID-19 on Democracy

BY SANSKRITI KATARYA “We could have a parallel epidemic of authoritarian and repressive measures following close if not on the heels of a health epidemic.” - Fionnuala Ni Aolain (UN Special Rapporteur on Counterterrorism and Human Rights) As the grip of Covid-19 tightens, governments all across the globe have enacted laws and invoked execute powers... Continue Reading →

Trump’s Middle East Foreign Policy

BY MUSKAAN CHOUDHARY Ever since Donald Trump was elected as the president of United States in 2016, it has spelled nothing but trouble for the Muslim community and several Middle Eastern countries. From heavily supplying Saudi Arabia with militia to stirring the pot in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Trump has put into order several policies that... Continue Reading →

Uyghur Muslims in China

BY MUSKAAN CHOUDHARY According to the recent reports, the communist Chinese government has been holding Uyghur Muslims in China under a strict surveillance system, or to be more concise, in concentration camps. These concentration camps – now more than 85 in number - violate multiple basic human rights including forced labour, genocide, torture, etc. Critics... Continue Reading →

Refugee Policy of France under Emmanuel Macron

BY NANDINI LAHOTY France has a long tradition of offering asylum to foreign refugees, and the right of asylum has constitutional value under French law. There are two types of asylum protection in France: refugee protection and subsidiary protection.  Asylum essentially rests on the serious possibility that the asylum seeker could be the victim of... Continue Reading →

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