“Enhanced interrogation techniques,” or torture, remain in use by multiple intelligence services. Still, these techniques do not work and have destroyed our values, credibility, and humanity.
Disclaimer: While the panelists mostly mentioned the Uyghur people by name, they as well as Spheres of Influence and UBC International Relations Students Association recognize the oppression of other minorities in the region, including the Kazakh, Kygyz, and Hui, among others. On March 24th, 2021, Spheres of Influence and the
Canada has been applauded for labelling the right-wing group the Proud Boys as a terrorist organization. A bold move, and arguably an important one, but hardly sufficient. The issue of extremist right-wing and white supremacist groups in Canada is not new nor is the Proud Boys an isolated anomaly. Its
As the farmers protests in India continue, social media has become the latest target for government suppression. This is because it is used to inform the world about what is going on and connect and mobilise supporters in the diaspora.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shocked the world and brought business as usual to a halt, causing economies to dwindle and hospitals to be overrun with patients. The pandemic has also shed light on social, economic, and racial disparities not only in individual countries but in the global order itself. The