Focus on Escalation: Hong Kong

On October 5, the Hong Kong government issued an anti-mask law, targeting protesters in the ongoing anti-government movement. Despite the government’s best attempts at quelling the movement, the ban has sparked more defiant and violent protests, threatening the livelihood of Hong Kong’s citizens.

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Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa: It’s Nothing New

Last week, South Africa suffered several days of violent, xenophobic attacks against mostly foreign African migrants. These attacks were neither random nor impulsive but are deeply rooted in the dark history of the nation and its legacy today.

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