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A big year for democracy: elections to watch in 2024

2024 is set to be a formative year for democracy with 40 national elections globally, accounting for almost two billion of the world’s population. Starting with the most imminent, on…

Poem: Second-generation Immigrant

I was born here; I went to school here; I have the maroon coloured passport that says Nationality: German. German is my mother tongue, but it is not my mother’s…

Anti-Arabism and Islamophobia: the world desensitised to our suffering

Content warnings: racism, islamophobia, harassment, and death Whenever there’s unrest in the Middle East, there is a rise in anti-Arab sentiment and Islamophobia as well as increased desensitization towards Arab…

Demonisation and hypocrisy will not solve the Israel-Palestine conflict

Content Warnings: mentions islamophobia, violence, antisemitism, and death. This past week, the escalating situation in Israel and Gaza has dominated mainstream media, causing a lot of polarisation on social media…

The Republican debate and the unpromising future of American politics

Seven Republican Party candidates took the stage in the second Republican presidential debate ahead of the 2024 election, with former President Donald Trump once again absent. Despite this, Trump was…

How Iranian Cinema Continues to Flourish Despite Government Crackdowns

Authoritarian governments have always feared the power of film and its creators. Iran is no exception. On the 14th of October 2022 director, Mani Haghighi’s passport was confiscated after he…