The systemic issues behind Nigeria’s police force
Nigerian police officers, part of AMISOM's Foreign Police Unit, conduct a foot patrol near Lido Beach. As part of AMISOM's efforts to make Mogadishu a safer place, regular foot patrols are now coducted around the city by the mission's Foreign Police Unit. AU-UN IST PHOTO / TOBIN JONES.f

The systemic issues behind Nigeria’s police force

Nigerian police officers conduct a foot patrol. Photo courtesy of WikiMedia Commons. Since early October, the citizens of Nigeria have been protesting for an end to the brutality of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), a police unit whose abuses of power include extrajudicial violence…

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Social justice advocate killed in London stabbing
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Social justice advocate killed in London stabbing

Content warning: the following story contains graphic language regarding death. On Friday, Nov. 29, two Cambridge graduates, 23-year-old Saskia Jones and 25-year-old Jack Merritt, were killed in a stabbing in London. Three others were injured and remain in the hospital as of Saturday, Nov. 30.…

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Israeli Prime Minister faces criminal indictment
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Israeli Prime Minister faces criminal indictment

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest serving Prime Minister and current interim Prime Minister, was indicted on three corruption cases on Nov. 21, making him the first Israeli Prime Minister to be indicted in office. These charges come at a particularly complex time, as Israel’s parliament, the…

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Hongkongers celebrate the passing of the Human Rights and Democracy Act with Thanksgiving Day rally
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Protestors waved U.S. flags to symbolize their goal of freedom and democracy.

Hongkongers celebrate the passing of the Human Rights and Democracy Act with Thanksgiving Day rally

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Protestors waved U.S. flags to symbolize their goal of freedom and democracy. Since June 2019, demonstrators in Hong Kong have called for greater autonomy from China. For months, protestors have called on the U.S. and other western nations to step…

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Airstrikes on Gaza: a personal perspective from Palestine
From a 2003 protest in Beruit this banner reads "Life, Land and Liberty to Palestine. Stop the massacre."

Airstrikes on Gaza: a personal perspective from Palestine

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia CommonsFrom a 2003 protest in Beirut this banner reads "Life, Land and Liberty to Palestine. Stop the massacre." On Nov. 12, an Israeli missile struck the home of Baha Abu al-Ata, a commander in the political faction known as Palestinian Islamic…

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