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Understanding the Kurdish Student Protests


Sarkawt Shamsulddin provides his insights on the recent student protests in Kurdistan, what led to them, and what they mean for the region.

Underneath the “Yellow Vests” Movement in France: Great Confusion, a Cultural War, and Many Questions


BY HENRI BREBANT January 19th was the 10th consecutive Saturday that the “Yellow Vests” protested in France. The movement started in October 2018 with a viral video, a change.org petition and some Facebook events that pushed 290,000 people[i] into the streets and onto the roundabouts. Unstructured and distancing itself from political parties and unions, the […]

“Anti-National” Speech Is Not A Crime


Kanhaiya Kumar’s arrest for sedition in Delhi is a violation of his constitutional rights. BY UZRA KHAN The actions of the Indian Government and the Delhi Police last week against students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi violated the fundamental principle of free speech and expression in the world’s largest democracy. JNU student […]


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