The plight of the Rohingya people is a huge issue in international the news right now. Since late August of this year approximately 600,000 Rohingya people have fled their homes in Myanmar (Burma) due to military persecution. That is a huge number considering there were only around 1.1 to 1.3 million Rohingya in Myanmar to… Read More No Place To Call Home, Learn More About The Persecuted Rohingya People
A huge topic in world news right now is the “return of Germany’s far right”. This all relates to Germany’s recent election where a party called Alternative for Germany (AfD—D because in German the name Germany translates to Deutschland), became the third most powerful party in the country snapping up around 12.6 percent of the… Read More The Return Of The Nazis? Explaining The Media Hubbub Regarding The Reemergence Of Germany’s Far Right.
This is the first post in a series called Topic Of The Week. Every week I discuss a different topic, from historical figures to random vegetables. No guidelines. I settled in for a Netflix and chill session the other night and found myself entranced by the 1982 Richard Attenborough (brother of David Attenborough) film, Gandhi.… Read More Topic Of The Week: Gandhi
Asa Firda Inayah (alias Afi Nihaya Faradisa), 18, is an Indonesian teen who shot to fame thanks to intelligent, heartfelt and inspiring posts about religious tolerance posted on her Facebook page. In one viral post called Compassion In Our Religion published on May 25, 2017, Afi (to call her by her social media nickname) writes,… Read More Plagiarising For Peace? An Indonesian Teen Is Paying A Heavy Price For Support Of Pluralism.