England’s loss in the 2020 Euros and ensuing racism against the team’s Black players has cast a light on the conflict between a national symbol and a surrounding global movement.
India has faced a host of social, economic and ultimately political challenges amid farmers’ protests and a COVID crisis.
Spike Lee’s 2020 film “Da 5 Bloods” takes a critical look at the issue of racial discrimination in past and present USA.
Journalists around the world continue to be killed, detained and punished for revealing political crimes and wrongdoings, mostly in their own nation.
On 1 February, Myanmar’s military enacted a coup against the ruling NLD party, detaining former State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint. The military’s removal of the elected government has showcased Myanmar’s democracy crisis.
Expanding details about China’s re-education camps for minorities reveal that mass human rights abuses are taking place in Xinjiang. Although world powers are aware, they are not taking action.
Now that the UK has left the European Union, there is speculation on the future political relationship between the UK and Eastern Europe. Regardless of potential cooperation, Brexit will still benefit Eastern Europe.
On January 23rd, protests across Russia demanded Alexei Navalny’s release from detainment, and called out the corruption unveiled in his latest investigation. The demonstrations grew quickly in size and in violence, instantly attracting international attention.
Portugal takes its turn to lead the Council of the European Union, prepared with a diverse programme that will lead the EU into recovery and new beginnings.
Ethiopia’s domestic conflict in Tigray continues to endanger the human rights of its civilians. Yet, protections of these rights place the government at odds with determining its own sovereignty.