Controversy Surrounding Uganda’s 2021 Elections

Following Uganda’s presidential elections on January 14, 2021, the country’s electoral commission officially confirmed the victory of incumbent Yoweri Museveni for a 6th term. A considerable amount of controversy has surrounded the re-election of Museveni, with widespread claims of election fraud leading to doubts surrounding the integrity of the leader’s

Going Within the Borders of Crimea: The Post-Annexation Human Rights Question

In the spring of 2014, international dialogues between governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and international news organizations were galvanized over the issue of Crimea — a peninsula within the Black Sea region of Eastern Europe. Narratives around the global importance of this small territory are often dominated by the coverage of

Environmental Racism in Canada

The intersection of global climate change and long-standing structural racism remains largely unaddressed in Canadian public discourse. African-American civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin Chavis coined the term environmental racism in the 1980s as part of the environmental justice movement to directly address this phenomenon. Environmental racism refers to environmental practices,