By Sophie Minter For years the US-Saudi relationship has been an irritating itch, one that is not understandable and blatantly one sided, but what the recent assassination of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi shows is that this relationship will endure reflecting one of those cringey bromance scenes where it is obvious that one of the twoContinue reading “The US Exception: A Policy of Deny and Ignore-How the US has managed to turn a blind eye to blatant human rights abuses”
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Yemen: Caught in the Crossfire?
By Sophie Minter After nearly 1,000 days of conflict, the crisis in Yemen has resulted in one of the largest hunger crises in human history, claiming an unprecedented number of lives, and made worse by a cholera outbreak. Now, 27 million people, equal to over 1/3 of the population of Britain are in urgent needContinue reading “Yemen: Caught in the Crossfire?”
A Step Backwards for a Regime or a Step Towards Equality?
By Sophie Minter Nearly 17 decades have passed since the women’s rights movement started in Seneca Falls, New York. Over those decades it is evolved into the intersectional feminist movement many people are familiar with now, championing issues that women and minorities face globally.