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Switzerland Deemed “Guilty” in Historic Climate Change Verdict

European Court of Human Rights recently ruled in favour of a climate activist group, "Klima Seniorinnen Schweiz," declaring Switzerland guilty of failing to act against climate change. A ground-breaking case, the Stork examines it and its effects on justice.

The Rwandan Genocide 30 Years Later: What has Changed?

In memory of the Rwandan genocide, the Stork ruminates on the tragedy that befell the country and checks in on its recovery.

Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant Suffers Drone Attack

The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Russian-occupied Ukraine suffered another drone attack 6 April 2024. Damages were minimal, but no one has taken responsibility for them. The Stork explores the importance of the plant in war torn country and its significance in international law.

Critics Sound Alarm on New Hong Kong Security Law, “Article 23”

In March 2024, the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region pasted the 'Safeguarding National Security Bill," also known as "Article 23." The new law is believed by many to endanger human rights, triggering protests in Hong Kong. The Stork breaks down the law and the reactions it has received thus far.

​​Strikes in Yemen: Why is the US involved? 

On January 12th of this year, Operation Prosperity Guardian, a joint military effort led by the United States and supported by allied nations such...

El Salvador’s Struggle with Gang Violence: A Need for a New Approach

“We are no longer the world’s death capital, and we achieved it in record time.” declared Nayib Bukele during the 78th UN General Assembly. After the country experienced a spike in gang violence in March 2022, Bukele has since arrested more than 78,175 people under a state of emergency according to Gustavo Villatoro, El Salvador’s justice and public safety minister, which granted suspension of some fundamental rights.

The Girl-Reclamation of the Girl prefix

Women's Month has come just in time to reflect on the new prefix in town, girl. We’ve seen girl-dinner, girl-math, what's girl-next?

Discovering the Apple Vision Pro

The high-tech giant Apple began this year by producing a mixed-reality headset known as Apple Vision Pro. Apple Vision Pro went on sale on...

Impending Tik Tok Ban: a Symbol of Escalating Tensions between the US and China?

The Social Media platform Tik Tok took the world by storm in 2016 with its short form video hosting service. Since then, the giant...

A Bittersweet Ending: The 2024 Oscars Ceremony

The 2024 Oscars Ceremony brought about much excitement for fans of the film industry, but also acknowledged the state of the world today through the movies represented on the Oscars' stage.

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Sinopsis: ‘Arts & Humanities Week’

Durante la pasada semana, del 8 al 13 de abril, se celebraron varios eventos centrados en las artes y humanidades en la ‘Arts & Humanities Week’.

Switzerland Deemed “Guilty” in Historic Climate Change Verdict

European Court of Human Rights recently ruled in favour of a climate activist group, "Klima Seniorinnen Schweiz," declaring Switzerland guilty of failing to act against climate change. A ground-breaking case, the Stork examines it and its effects on justice.

How Can a Region Legally Claim Independence?

Catalonia's desire to claim its independence has been the recent talk of the town, yet no one seems to be discussing how exactly the region can achieve that. When a region claims independence, there are two things to consider: how it claims independence and how it can legalize its claim.