Since the rise of Myanmar’s Buddhist government in 2012, there has been greater conflict between the country’s Rohingya Muslim population and its government. The conflict prompted the rise of a Muslim insurgency called the Faith Movement which has consistently clashed with the Myanmar military. Recently,
The death of Fidel Castro on November 25th was a joyous occasion for many Cubans around the world as it marked the death of one of the world’s most oppressive dictators. However, regardless of his death, many Cubans still fear that their freedom of expression
In late October, the Montreal Gazette published a story claiming that Montreal’s police spied on La Presse reporter Patrick Lagace. The Gazette, as well as The Montreal Star, outlined how the police, through court-approved search warrants, spied on Lagace through his phone, gaining access to
Ever since the attempted and failed coup d’etat against Erdogan’s government, Turkey has seen greater limitations on media freedom. According to Reporter’s Without Borders Freedom Index Turkey ranks 151 out 180 in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index, a very low ranking for press freedom.
On Thursday, the United Nations confirmed Antonio Guterres as its ninth secretary-general (SG). While many in the media stressed Guterres’ socialist background, outlets more so harped on a different storyline – the fact that a woman was not selected for the post. The next Secretary General
In 2012, there was a vicious gang rape on a bus in Delhi, India that shook the international community at it’s core. The Delhi gang rape brought the sexual assault of women to the forefront of India’s crime problems. While there have been calls to
The Olympics, summer or winter, is one of the greatest sporting events in the world. Not only are most countries of the world participating, but there are multitudes of sports displayed in grand fashion. The games allow for unity between countries, many of which, in