Asia

India’s Promise to Kashmir- The State of Insaniyat, Jahmooriyat, Kashmiriyat, in today's Kashmir

In 2003, India’s then-prime minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee stood up in a Parliament session and stated, “The gun can solve no problems. Issues can be guided by the three principles of insaniyat (humanism), jamhooriyat (democracy), and kashmiriyat (Kashmir’s legacy of amity)."…

Chaharika Uppal

A Privileged Pandemic?

Samantha Wallace offers her opinion on the concept of privilege during the pandemic, using her personal experience from living in Bangkok, London, Dubai, Boston and Jakarta.…

Samantha Wallace

Who owns the South China Sea?

Larger than the Mediterranean, the South China Sea covers around 1,423,000 square miles and for decades, several countries including, China, Vietnam, The Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Brunei have competed over ownership.…

Alice Holmes

COVID-19 and the problematic Pakistani education system

With its higher education system ranked the lowest in 2018 by Quacquarelli Symonds, a British ranking agency, the Pakistani education system had major flaws. Hence, when the Covid-19 pandemic presented some unprecedented circumstances, the system failed to cater…

Natasha Daud

The Myanmarese military's continued use of child soldiers

Myanmar has gained attention from news outlets around the world since the February 1st coup. Myanmar’s military, the Tatmadaw, seized control of the government after…

Maren Smith

Pakistan, Paris and Patriarchy - the universal challenge of freedom faced by Muslim women

On the 8th of March 2021, hundreds of people gathered in cities across Pakistan for the annual International Woman’s Day March. Now in its fourth year, the Aurat Azadi March (Women’s Freedom March) has become a prolific event in the country, taking place in cities such as Islamabad and Karachi.…

Lily Ullah