UK Politics

Lockdown as UK Battles Coronavirus

Cover Photo: Number 10, by No10-Coronavirus, available at Flickr The UK government has implemented its strictest measures yet to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the televised announcement that members of the public will not be allowed outside except for certain reasons: travel to and from Read more…

By Jordan Campbell, ago
Politics

Forced Labour Camps In Xinjiang China

Cover Photo: Ürümqi  Riots and Clashes, July 2009, available form Flickr Uighur detainees are being forced to pick cotton in forced labour camps in Xinjiang province, according to multiple news sources. New evidence comes amid reports of abuse and ‘re-education’ in detention centres across the region. US Assistant Secretary of Read more…

By Jordan Campbell, ago
Politics

Escaping the Iran Hostage Crisis

Cover Photo: Recently freed Americans held hostage by Iran disembark Freedom One, taken January 1981, available from Wikimedia The Iranian Revolution, which celebrated its fortieth anniversary on 11 February, brought about dramatic changes to Iran, and Middle Eastern politics. It marked the beginning of an Islamic theocracy unlike any that Read more…

By Jordan Campbell, ago