Carolina Gomes

Carolina Gomes

Final year student of BA Journalism and Criminology at the University of Essex. Although my interests are very broad, subjects regarding human rights and all its specifics catch my attention. Email me at carolina.gomes.journalist@gmail.com.

Two crimes in one: the horrific relation between War and Human Trafficking

Bombs, blood, civilians’ bodies lying on the streets, buildings burned to ashes and screams of horror. These are just a few of thousands of things that we imagine when we think of war. Sadly, it goes further, deeper and darker,…

Discrimination at Nightclubs

Discrimination happens everywhere, and clubs are no exception. What we usually don’t think is how securities are also victims. John Smith, a security guard, talks about his experience with racism from costumers. For another perspective, Emily Nasser, presents her own…

Libya’s Power Cuts Angry Citizens and Protests Rise: UN Secretary Claims For Peace

António Guterres, the UN secretary-general, has asked for peace and calm, especially during the public protests that are generally increasing across Libya over power cuts and failure to hold elections. The poor economic conditions and the rise of oil and…

109 Live Animals Found in Passengers’ Luggage at Bangkok

Last Monday, Thailand officers arrested two women at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport under the accusation of smuggling 109 wildlife animals. In a press release, Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation confirmed that the animals were found in two…