As mass influxes of immigrants seek haven in European countries, free movement and the infamous Schengen agreement are threatened.
In Cologne, Germany the year 2015 ended with an incident of mass sexual assaults, highlighting a need for greater international focus on formulating a working plan for the migrant crisis in Europe. Amidst the New Year’s Eve festivities, hundreds of men gathered in Cologne’s main train station; the congregation soon escalated into a chaotic frenzy in which several women were sexually assaulted. Ninety women came forth to report being attacked (Shubert). The horrific violation of women’s rights incited fear across Germany, and the public called for justice against the attackers. Additionally, the circumstance brought implications of Arab refugees threatening national security to the forefront of political discussion.
By Aisha Ali Staff Writer When a boat carrying over 700 refugees capsized off the coast of Italy last April, it sent the Western world into shock. Only three days […]
By Lauren Lam Staff Writer By many standards, Australia is one of the most advanced countries in the world. Australia is rich in natural resources and biodiversity, ranks in the […]
Staff Writer Ariana Criste contrasts Aung San Suu Kyi’s promise to bring democracy to Burma with her inaction in assisting the Rohingya minority.
Staff Writer Aisha Ali discusses immigration issues in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
Senior Editor Andrew Muse-Fisher discusses the threat global climate change poses to low lying island nations.