MIGRANT ISSUES ONCE AGAIN

Posted by Nicholas Chung October 13th, the migrant caravan has now reached the Mexico-United States border. The group is mainly made up of migrants trying to escape from the dangers in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. In addition, there are also smaller groups of migrants heading towards the border who are currently sheltered in Guatemala[…]

FAILING OUR FAMILIES: RUSSIA DECRIMINALIZES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Posted by Michelle Lu On February 7, Russian President signed a law that would decriminalize domestic abuse for first time offenders in cases where it doesn’t cause “substantial bodily harm,” along with the Russian Parliament who voted 380-3 in favor of this law. Criminals would now face a fine of roughly $500, a 15-day arrest,[…]

COVERING UP THE PROBLEM

Posted by Anna Cui  A morning talk show on Morocco’s state television broadcast a segment teaching people how to cover up domestic violence with makeup. The viewers reflected negatively which resulted in the TV station apologizing. The idea of covering up domestic violence bruises only suggest that they need to be covered up. Actions such[…]

PARIS ATTACKS AND SYRIAN REFUGEES

              Posted by Julian Castro My blog post was on the November Paris attack caused by ISIS, killing hundreds of citizens and keeping some as  hostage. It was found out that they might be “on the inside”, and some of them may have been fake refugees that no one knew about. The refugee passports[…]

CHINA CONSIDERS FIRST LAW PROTECTING DV SURVIVORS

CHINA CONSIDERS FIRST LAW PROTECTING DV SURVIVORS

  Posted by Allison Fong Domestic violence is a major issue throughout China. Legislation for the protection of domestic violence victims has recently been proposed in the mainland. China’s criminal laws lack provisions regarding the protection of domestic violence victims thus this proposed legislation is making headlines. However, the law would only apply to a[…]