Around the World: What’s Going On in Nigeria?

Around the World:What’s Going On in Nigeria? This is a part of our series “Around the World”, where we analyse political, social and economic issues from countries often times set aside on the news. For more than 13 years, people in the north-eastern states of Nigeria, particularly Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, have endured through extreme…

Has ‘humanitarian space’ contracted or expanded?

Has ‘humanitarian space’contracted or expanded? Academic EssaySubmitted to The London School of Economics for theMSc in Human Rights with Politics by Rosário Frada Introduction To mitigate deaths at sea, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) conduct Search and Rescue (SAR) activities, rescuing 110,000 forced migrants in the Central Mediterranean Sea between 2015 and 2017 (Guardia Costiera, 2017). According…

Ukraine-Russia: How are Countries Supporting Refugees?

Ukraine-Russia:How Are Countries Supporting Refugees? Since the beginning of the conflict, almost 6.5 million people are internally displaced, in addition to almost 3.9 million people who have left Ukraine and crossed into neighboring countries. Learn specific responses to this crisis by country:   Hungary According to the UN, as of 29th of March, 364,804 people have…

Does media affect foreign policy? A look through the report of Ukrainian conflict

Does media affect foreign policy? Discourse in the reporting of the Russian-Ukraine conflict By the end of February, war broke out in Europe. It is something that we haven’t felt in more than a decade – a heavily destructive, physical conflict, that put aside the (diplomatically made-up) cold peace in which Russia and the western…

Around the World: What’s Going On in Yemen?

Around the World:What’s Going On in Yemen?   More than seven years of intense fighting have brought Yemen to a humanitarian catastrophe. The civil war with support from external states has resulted in countless deaths, suffering, hunger, displacement and there is no end in sight. What’s happening in Yemen? Yemen is a country in Western…

The war has started. The most affected by it are civilians​

The war has started.The most affected by it are civilians   With Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the international community is faced with what is the everyday reality of many: people and families being forced to flee from their own homes, communities, and countries due to military occupation and armed conflict.   Since February 22nd, images…