The Christchurch mosque massacre on March 15th was felt viscerally both in New Zealand and across the globe. The gunman, who has been charged with 50 counts of murder, was an Australian born white supremacist who used social media to spread a radical, far right ideology of hatred and Islamophobia.
On 15th February 2019, the Japanese government passed a landmark law, recognising the Ainu minority in Hokkaido as an indigenous people for the very first time. However, this raises the question of whether recognition is enough to atone for a long history of mistreatment, or does more need to be
Across Europe, the societies of the Middle East are considered by many deeply divided and sectarian. Identity politics runs deep in the region. Loyalties are based on primordial divisions since time immemorial. Politics in the region is often described by commentators in terms of the Sunni – Shia split, complete
In the early morning of January 2nd 2019 two middle-aged women visited an ancient Hindu temple called Sabarimala in Kerala, South India. They were transported there by ambulance, accompanied by police officers dressed as civilians, and they entered the temple through a side door. According to the Supreme Court of
If you are reading this, you should know that everything you’ve been taught is a lie. It is a sunny, cloudless day and you and your friends decides to go chill at Lomma beach. You know that the earth feels flat walking across the pavement towards the sand. You will