Polemics

Phantom Victims: A Migrant Woman’s Route to Neglect

Teresa’s relatives warned her not to take the train to Mexico. It was too dangerous, not worth the risk to mount that violent mammoth...

Russia-China Pipeline deal, political or economic move?

In the constant struggles that are the geopolitics of oil, revolutionary changes are on the horizon. Russia’s dominance of the natural gas market since...

The West’s Litmus Test: Two years after the Ukrainian Conflict

The last two years have been an undeniable cacophony of mixed political aspirations, serving as a source of horrendous migraine for some, and of...

Park-GONE-Hye: What now?

March 10 will be remembered in South Korea, as the first time that a sitting President was impeached, a decision unanimously upheld by the...

How International Law was Invented over a Lunch in 1873

Determining the starting point of the discipline of international law has always been subject to controversy in the academic world. The divergent views on...

Duties of a good neighbour? Refugee policies in Jordan

The influx of Syrian refugees has seriously altered the demography of Jordan. As the refugee population continues to grow, pressure mounts on the already...

Paradise Lost – The Venezuelan Crisis and the Response of the International Community

Venezuela anguishes in what is being described as the country’s worst economic, social and political crisis to date. A combination of low oil prices,...

The Erosion of Truth

It is said that truth is the first casualty of war. In today’s war on words, it is evermore clear that conflict is upon...

Overturning the Veil: Islamic Feminism

Walking to the local market is an ordinary, perhaps even banal task for most people. In Riyadh, however, the ordinary is often the exception—particularlyfor women. From...

Phantom Victims: A Migrant Woman’s Route to Neglect

Often their trauma and their stories lie in the shadow. Frequently femal migrants in South America suffer in silent structural sexual harassment, gender-based violence...

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