International issues

South China Sea arbitral award: Formulating Philippine policy and legal framework and enforcement strategies

By Perfecto Caparas       In the face of China’s continuing illegal occupation of geologic features in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), Manila must fight back and peacefully assert The Hague arbitral award. Manila’s inviolable EEZ rights In…

Declassified UK: Repression in Colombia and its relationship with the UK

Now that we are all looking at Afghanistan and evaluating the actions of the Western powers in the “restitution” of democracy in the countries they first dynamite, it is good to get rid of the double standard game played by…

Bangladesh’s Ashrayan-3 Project (Bhasan Char Project): Is An Example For The Whole World To Deal With Refugees

The whole world saw the Rohingya refugee’s influx towards Bangladesh in 20217. The Rohingya people have been displaced from their homeland (Rakhine in Myanmar) by the Myanmar military Junta regime. Then, Rohingyas take shelter in Cox’s bazar area in Bangladesh.…

Code Red for Humanity

“It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred.” By Domenico Barbato and Manlio Pertout – The Human Exploring Society This is the…

Interview with COPEHU Peru: Education needs to respond to the sensitivities of the new generations

In the Peru of the bicentenary, new challenges are opening up and, in this sense, it is a new historical moment where rethinking education is a necessity for those of us who aspire to overcome violence. We know that the…

A Viable—and Perhaps the Only—Path to Lasting Peace in Afghanistan

As each day goes by, the Taliban’s forces edge closer to controlling all of Afghanistan. In the first week of August, the Taliban swept through the northern provinces of the country—Jawzjan, Kunduz, and Sar-e Pul—which form an arc alongside the…

South China Sea: China’s continuing breach of its treaty obligations

By Perfecto Caparas To this day, Beijing’s People’s Liberation Army Navy continues to illegally bar Manila from accessing geologic features in Spratly Islands, even though they fall within the Philippines’ 200-nautical mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Beijing’s actions violate the…

The Setsuko Thurlow Rose, a Rose of Hope

In the year that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons enters in force, a new variety of rose will be planted in Spain. The Setsuko Thurlow Rose, a rose of hope, will be planted in a prominent rose garden…

Prioritising health 01- It’s not about handouts…

“Putting everything into the function of health and education, the extremely complex economic and technological problems of today’s society will have the right framework for their treatment. It seems to us that proceeding in the opposite way will not lead…

Tibet sympathizers to lodge protest against China’s aggression

Guwahati: Bharat Tibbat Sahyog Manch, an umbrella body of Indians supporting the Tibet Mukti Sadhana (Tibetan freedom movement) has decided to observe this year’s October 20 as a protest day against the Communist regime in Beijing. On this date in…

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