The Israeli government recently failed to renew the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law, giving thousands of torn Palestinean-Israeli families new found hope after years of forced separation. The law, which requires yearly approval, hinders Palestinean spouses from living together in Israel if one of the partners is from the West Bank and the other … Continue reading Hope for Separated Palestinean Families
Modern politics are a mashup of game theory and political pretenses. This setup has many political interactions assimilating to chess mentality rather than a direct attack to any issue that may arise. This is best exemplified through the events of Monday, the 12 of July. Yesterday, 50 House Democrats gathered onto two private jets and … Continue reading Texas Democrats Take Off
Last year the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on certain issues strongly connected with the Covid-19 Health Crisis in some relevant decisions. The plaintiffs, indeed, were complaining about the violation of several articles of the European Convention on Human Rights in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Convention on Human Rights violation in this case-law was affecting, essentially, the Right … Continue reading COVID-19 Health Crisis and the European Court of Human Rights
Denmark was one of the first countries to sign the 1951 UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and ratify its Protocol in 1968. As established by the Copenhagen criteria (symbolically "hosted", indeed, by the Danish capital), respect for human rights and migrants' dignity is considered a founding, irreplaceable pillar of Danish society and its established liberal democratic … Continue reading Denmark VS. Refugee Rights: Andersen’s Fairytale Country is Turning Into Asylum Seekers’ Nightmare
Representative democracy is a “system of government in which citizens elect representatives who propose and vote on legislation or policy initiatives on their behalf. It’s a form of indirect democracy, as opposed to a direct democracy, in which people vote directly on policy initiatives” The debate as to whether representative democracy is the best system of government for … Continue reading Is Representative Democracy the Best Option for Africa?
"Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man?"― Friedrich Nietzsche "Atheism" is defined in terms of theism, and theism is the proposition that God exists and not the psychological condition of believing that there is a God. Hence, it follows that atheism is not the absence of the psychological condition of … Continue reading The Most Persecuted Minority
On Friday 25th of June, Judge Peter Cahill, sentenced Derek Chauvin to 22 and a half years in prison. A fraction of closure has been provided to a case that shook not only the nation, but the world. Judge Cahil explained his rational in sentencing Chauvin in a 22-page memorandum. Outlining four aggravating factors which … Continue reading 22.5 Years Short
"Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear."— Harry S. Truman Sedition … Continue reading Seeking Protection From Its Own Voters
When former U.S. President Donald Trump was suspended from Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Spotify, Twitch, Shopify, Stripe, Reddit, Tik-Tok, YouTube and Pinterest over his false and malicious statements as well as violent political rhetoric, it became a subject of debate as to whether social media platforms have the right to suspend or delete postings from political … Continue reading Are Social Media Giants a Threat to Freedom of Expression or Politicians?
The Vatican, an independent city state within Rome, under the sovereign jurisdiction of the Holy See dates back to early Christianity. As its own entity of international law, while a religious institution and technically considered a ‘theocracy’ of sorts lead currently by Pope Francis, the Vatican’s strong influential presence in both, Italian politics, as well … Continue reading Questioning Secularism: The Vatican’s Role in Italy’s Latest Legislation