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International Political Forum Asia

Geopolitics At The Helm Once Again: What Does This Mean For International Affairs?

Following the end of the Second World War, the objectives of North American and EU foreign policy changed international politics forever. Rather than questions of the military power of the expansionist Soviet Union, objectives of the global powers converged with those of the free, trade-dependent United States and instead, sought advancement of trade, nuclear non-proliferation, […]

International Political Forum Asia

Indian Politicians Are At The Heart Of The Country’s Misogyny Epidemic

Recently George Osborne visited India on a mission to encourage further trade links. There was much talk of the economic potential of India, to match the weight of expectation the Indian people have placed on Narenda Modi’s new government. But in the midst of all this talk of progress, India is still battling against an […]

International Political Forum Hong Kong

Pro-Democracy Protesters In Hong Kong Can Face Down Police, But Not Their Mom And Dad At The Dinner Table

Many activists in Hong Kong have dared to confront police during recent pro-democracy demonstrations. In fact, more than 500 protesters stood their ground against authorities by refusing to leave a sit-in in early July and were arrested for it. But some of those same people are struggling to muster similar courage at the dinner table when talking […]

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WATCH: A ‘Living Report’ On Art And Sexual Violence In Egypt

Ever since the end of the revolution in Egypt, the country has been cast under the spotlight for their increasing levels of sexual violence against women. Tahrir Square has long since lost it’s association with liberation, freedom and a call for change. Instead, the echoes of the revolution have left the square, only to be […]

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WATCH: Jon Snow Calls On The World To “Make A Difference” In Gaza

The ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine sees an increasing death toll everyday. All over the world, pro-Palestinian groups have been taking to the streets to protest against Israel’s inhumane mass murdering of Palestinian civilians, particularly the hundreds of Palestinian children who have been killed by Israeli bombing. Even the UN has spoken out, with one […]


 
 
 

 
International Political Forum

Geopolitics At The Helm Once Again: What Does This Mean For International Affairs?

Following the end of the Second World War, the objectives of North American and EU foreign policy changed international politics forever. Rather than questions of the military power of the expansionist Soviet Union, objectives ...
by Esma Mneina
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International Political Forum

Indian Politicians Are At The Heart Of The Country’s Misogyny Epidemic

Recently George Osborne visited India on a mission to encourage further trade links. There was much talk of the economic potential of India, to match the weight of expectation the Indian people have placed on Narenda Modi’s n...
by Lucy Ratcliffe
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International Political Forum

USA Triggered Afghan Corruption, Pentagon Finds

Afghanistan is facing a dramatic election crisis which threatens to tear the country apart. Although nearly 7m Afghan citizens turned up to vote, the results were dismissed by candidate Abdullah Abdullah, who alleged they had b...
by Tessa Evans
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International Political Forum

Pro-Democracy Protesters In Hong Kong Can Face Down Police, But Not Their Mom And Dad At The Dinner Table

Many activists in Hong Kong have dared to confront police during recent pro-democracy demonstrations. In fact, more than 500 protesters stood their ground against authorities by refusing to leave a sit-in in early July and we...
by Oiwan Lam
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Boys working in the Cerro Rico de Potosi tin mine in Bolivia [Photo: Alamy, The Telegraph]

Bolivia’s New Child Labor Law: A Violation of Human Rights

Child labor is a dangerous, exploitative practice constituting a violation of human rights, which many nations have tried to eradicate. Yet Bolivia—a country that has more than 500,000 children working to supplement the famil...
by Nora Turriago
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egypt-women-600

WATCH: A ‘Living Report’ On Art And Sexual Violence In Egypt

Ever since the end of the revolution in Egypt, the country has been cast under the spotlight for their increasing levels of sexual violence against women. Tahrir Square has long since lost it’s association with liberation...
by Priyanka Mogul
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