Political instability, high levels of poverty, environmental issues, and corruption are just some of the few problems Haiti is currently facing amid a global pandemic. In addition to everything else, Haiti’s investigation of a slain president continues to create unexpected developments.
The United States of America has a homeless problem, and the US government is doing a great job at pretending it doesn’t exist.
After decades of public denial, the US Director of National Intelligence is expected to release an “unclassified” report on UFOs to congress within this month. The report comes after the Pentagon verified videos captured by the US Navy as unidentified flying objects. But will the truth finally come out, or will UFO enthusiasts like myself…
For more than a century, Hazaras have been targeted through a system of bigotry and persecution. Ethnic discrimination has followed the Hazara community from Afghanistan to Iran and Pakistan. Sunni terrorist groups have declared war on the ethnic group; here’s what you need to know about the Hazaras genocide.
More than 848 million doses have been administered worldwide, allowing for 2.4% of the global population to be fully vaccinated. Despite several countries rolling out accelerated vaccination campaigns, there remains an inequality in global vaccine distribution. Under current predictions, many more disadvantaged countries will have to wait several years to receive vaccines, consequently prolonging the…
Since November of 2020, tens of thousands of farmers in India have been protesting farmer’s reforms put in place by the government.
The month of February is dedicated to promoting the achievements of African Americans and recognizing Black histories. Still, much of the public doesn’t know the origins of the annual holiday and why its roots hold significance.
Rape, torture, sterilization are the latest first-hand reports from China’s detention camps in Xinjiang, China. At least 1 million Uyghurs have been imprisoned against their will since April 2017. Several foreign governments, UN officials, and human rights organizations have accused China of ethnic cleansing. Yet, China denies ill-treatment claims towards the mostly Muslim minority and…
What’s it like to get a COVID-19 vaccine? We interviewed essential frontline workers to get their vaccine experience.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 35 million vaccines have been distributed in the United States. 14 million Americans have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, while 2 million people have been fully vaccinated. What’s it like to get a COVID-19 vaccine? We interviewed essential frontline workers to…
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives impeached President Trump for inciting the violent insurrection on the Capital on January 6.
An unforgiving war is raging in Ethiopia. Just a year ago, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize; now, his government has declared war on the region of Tigray. Thousands of civilians have perished from starvation and murder; tens of thousands have sought refuge, and millions of children have been cut…
Just in time for the holiday season, a new series of coronavirus strains have been detected in the UK, Nigeria, and South Africa.
With less than 40 days until the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States, what are some of the things Biden promised to do so far in his first 100 days in office?
Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world dangerously, yet there has been some good news regarding the vaccine.
Despite losing the election, Trump’s power in the country remains stronger than ever. Yet, Trump’s objection to concede is setting a dangerous precedent that could continue to ignite his base and, more importantly, leave this country divided. Why is Trump hesitant on leaving office? What truth is he afraid of facing?
Unfortunately, police brutality has been the theme for this year, but not only for countries like the US. In Nigeria, the public is fighting for their lives against their police and demanding for the abolition of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and complete police reform.
Before it became the poorest nation in the Middle East, before the death toll reached 100,000, before 10 million would be at risk for famine, before 20 million experienced food insecurity, Yemen was a nation of beauty and treasures.
Maram Allaghi writes on the jarring reality of what life looks like in Libya today as the country fights both a civil war and a global virus.
Tabitha Agaba is a journalist and writer interested in issues of inequality, accountability, and transparency. She’s based in Kampala, Uganda. This piece exposes the economic disparities that people have suffered through during the coronavirus pandemic.
Sudanese-American students Rwan Ibrahim, a sophomore, and Amro Ashmeik, a senior, attend Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. After reflecting on the Sudanese Revolution and the immense impact it left on Sudanese identities worldwide, they decided to co-write a piece reflecting on the course of the revolution — pointing out what it means to a generation…
Sudan is marking its one-year anniversary of a deadly massacre that led to the deaths of hundreds of martyrs (an individual who is killed because of their beliefs), thousands of injuries, and countless rape victims. Sudanese around the world are continuing to demand that justice be served to the perpetrators of the violence.
Komil Vokhidov reports on how drones are being used to fight against COVID-19. Check out this story to find out how governments are using drones to tackle public gatherings and tightening public surveillance.
Born in California but raised in Eritrea, Ciham Ali Abdu was only 15 years old when the authoritative Eritrean government imprisoned her. Ciham is in incommunicado detention– meaning her family hasn’t seen or heard from her in over 7 years. This is the case of Ciham Ali Abdu.
Muhammad Sikandar Ali Chaudary reports on the story of migrant workers in Qatar who have agree to work overtime even though it has been deemed illegal to work for more than nine hours a day.
The introduction of the Doha metro has led to cheap, accessible transportation for the public. This new competition has impacted drivers of established ride sharing services. Check out this story to learn about how companies like Uber and some of its riders are adapting and negotiating past these challenges.
In the midst of global anti-black hair sentiments and racism, millions of black women around the world are currently on a journey to embrace the beauty in their natural hair by rejecting homogeneous Eurocentric beauty standards. In Qatar, this movement is facilitated by the increasing number of female expats from Sub-Saharan Africa, who can now…
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