In Xinjiang, one becomes very accustomed to the adage, “Big Brother is watching you,” except replace Big Brother with President Xi. Xinjiang is a surveillance state; it relies on the grid-management system, where cities are divided into squares of approximately ...

On Sept. 23, 2022, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled that the Australian government failed to protect the Indigenous Torres Strait Islanders from the severe impacts of climate change.  The Torres Strait Islands are located between northwestern continental Australia ...

A region whose presence in the Western media landscape has been close to nonexistent, the Caucasus rarely finds itself the subject of the U.S. entertainment industry. However, a rather unsettling surprise greets viewers upon viewing Netflix’s recent spy action film, ...

At migrant shelters along the U.S.-Mexico border, disabled people continue to struggle daily to survive in inaccessible living conditions. As reports from the migration crisis at the border become overshadowed by other news stories, it remains critical to amplify stories ...

In December 2020, a 31-year-old Cambodian migrant worker named Nuon Sokkheng was living in a greenhouse without proper heating when she passed away on a farm in Pocheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Unfortunately, Sokkhen’s death was not an isolated incident, ...

Outside the Government Palace in Xalapa, the capital city of Mexico’s state of Veracruz, flowers and dim candles don the grim makeshift shrines of local political activists and photojournalists Rubén Espinosa and Nadia Vera. Onlookers heed these memorials for mere ...

By: Ruhi Ramesh and Emily Lieberman When President Joe Biden took office in January, the United States’ global reputation and global partnerships were falling into disarray. The Trump administration aggravated tensions with numerous countries around the world — both allies ...

LOS ANGELES — The average American uses 82 gallons of water per day — the equivalent of running a faucet for 37 minutes straight. For most citizens of developed countries, a glass of water is a short walk to the ...

LOS ANGELES — From an outsider’s perspective, Thailand seems like a tropical paradise with its stunning beaches, lush forests and crystal clear water. Those who live there view it the same way, but are especially proud of the distinct culture ...

LOS ANGELES — The FIFA World Cup is the world’s most prestigious soccer competition and the highlight of the four-year season for soccer fans of all backgrounds. The upcoming World Cup in 2022 is especially exciting for fans in the ...