Should Social Media ban Taliban

Should the Taliban be banned? If one found the decision of Social Media companies of banning the former US President Donald Trump problematic, it is nothing compared to the devastating web presence of the Taliban. When the Taliban were in power in the state of Afghanistan back from 1996 to 2001, only one per cent … Read more

Afghan Women are afraid of the future

“On my way home today, I passed by the beauty parlour where I used to get my manicures. An Afghan female university student wrote , “The shop front, which had been adorned with lovely photos of girls, had been whitewashed overnight.” Women in Afghanistan fear that now that the Taliban has retaken control, their civil … Read more

Ebrahim Raisi sworn in as President of Iran

Iran’s new president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a religious conservative who was sworn in as president on 5th August, deepening the grip of religious conservatives over the country’s government across all branches of power. The 60-year-old who also used to head the country’s judiciary system succeeds Hassan Rouhani, who was seen as a relative moderate. According to some … Read more

Report on Governor Cuomo released

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo (D), has been accused of sexual harassment by a number of women, both within and outside his government, according to a report released yesterday by state Attorney General Tish James. The independent investigation, which took five months and interviewed almost 180 people, came to the conclusion that Cuomo’s … Read more