Over the last decade, the Syrian Civil War has displaced over half of Syria’s population, with more than 3.5 million people seeking refuge in the neighboring country of Turkey. Turkey has taken in more Syrian refugees than any other country, ...

Our individual core beliefs often serve as guiding principles that define our moral compass, transcending religious or cultural affiliations. Regardless of our backgrounds, certain values should be non-negotiable — values that compel us to break the silence and challenge ignorance, ...

As of Nov 10, 2023, over 11,000 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli government. Israel says that this is in response to the terrorist attack carried out by Hamas on Oct 7, 2023, which was said to have taken ...

When traveling to a foreign country, countries often recommend looking at their travel advisories to be informed about what to be cautious of. Travel advisories update to match the current climate of each country, with each new change having impact ...

Note from the author: This article was started before the massive attack by Azerbaijan on Artsakh. I respect the grief of the Armenian people, but also see the need to raise topics that are important for Armenia, and for this ...

Thirty-five years of the one-child policy left China’s population subdued with a skewed sex ratio, in which 117.8 males were born for every 100 females at its peak. Families violating the policy faced strict punishments; thus, emulating the patriarchy, newborn ...

Conflict in Sudan erupted following a period of rising tensions between two military leaders: General Abdel-Fattah Burhan, commander of the Sudanese Armed Forces, and General Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, the leader of the Rapid Support Forces paramilitary group.  The situation has ...

LGBTQ rights have undoubtedly progressed within the last decade. As a young college student at a university located in a liberal metropolitan city and a non-denominational Western country, it is easy to be misled. It can be easy to forget ...

When I was two, my dad took me to an Iraq war protest in Dallas.  Proudly dressed in a white kufi with his long beard, a “war kills children” sign hanging from his neck and me sitting on his shoulders, ...

For a long time now, the United States has sought to champion human rights and promote democracy abroad. However, this article will analyze how many of these humanitarian responses arguably have resulted in some of the worst human rights abuses.  ...