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Myanmar deserves our attention

As we approach the three year anniversary of Myanmar’s 2021 coup d’état, what have Western states done to aid the pro-democracy effort? The 2021 coup marked the end to Myanmar’s…

The Sri Lankan paradox: the country looks set to stall under Rajapaksa’s protectionism

Every time Sri Lanka looks like it is developing further to become a more democratic or liberal state, remotely more integrated with the rest of the world, it manages to…

British orphans amidst violence in Syria must be brought home

News of the Syrian conflict rears its head in the media again following Trump’s reckless withdrawal of troops and Turkey’s attack on the Kurds. It might seem to be easy…

Colombia’s failed peace deal questions the use of referenda

After 52 years of raging, bloody conflict, we thought there was light at the end of this tumultuous tale of Colombian history. Yet, by just 0.4 per cent, the people…

Free State of Jones

There could not have been a more poignant time for this film to reach audiences. With the ‘Oscars So White’ controversy earlier this year and the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign,…