Mahsa Amini, also known as Jina, was a regular 22-year-old hijabi woman from Saqqez in Iran’s Kurdistan province. Jina was leaving for a peaceful day on October 16, 2022, but she could not have predicted the imminent threat that the Metro ride posed to her life that day. She witnessed … Continue Reading
GRID to AIDS – The Crisis That Defined 19th Century Healthcare
Black t-shirts with pink triangles. Cardboard gravestones with the words “Dead from Greed” written in dripping black.
Ashes scattered on the prim grass of the White House lawn; Police horses trained to stomp over innocent protesters on suffocated streets stained with the crimson of the dead.
Wall Street turned into … Continue Reading
Return to the Dark Days- The Situation of Women in Afghanistan
CONTENT WARNING: VIOLENCE, POLITICAL UNREST, ABUSE
Afghanistan, more famously known as the Graveyard of Empires, has been in the news quite frequently due to the geopolitical crisis that it has been undergoing for the past few decades.
But the matters took a toll for the worse in the country after … Continue Reading
Cognizant Citizen: Violence, Corruption & Inequality — South Africa’s Riots
Under the spotlight — South Africa
South Africa saw the worst violence and riots in the last 25 years, since the Apartheid, in the third week of July 2021. The riots resulted from the recent suspension of Ace Magashule, the Secretary-General of the ruling party, the African National Congress … Continue Reading