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  • Torture of gay men in Chechnya must be condemned

    Since March, over a hundred gay men in Russia’s Chechnya region have been targeted, detained, and secretly tortured because of their sexuality. Located in southern Russia and in a historically homophobic region, Chechnya is a place where gay men have been forced to hide their identity, often through getting married to women and starting a family. But in a way, they still had some degrees of freedo...

    Forum | April 24, 2017
  • Congress threatens important net neutrality with bill

    A few weeks ago, Congress passed a bill allowing internet service providers (ISPs) to sell their users’ browsing history without the users’ permission. Currently, the only hurdle the bill has left to overcome is a signature by President Donald Trump, who seems to be against net neutrality, the principle that ISPs should provide equal access to all services and website, regardless of source.

    Forum | April 17, 2017
  • Trump’s Syrian decision needed further deliberation

    On Thursday, April 9, President Donald Trump ordered the launch of 59 Tomahawk missiles, which struck Al Shayrat airfield in Syria and resulted in the deaths of 15 people and further uncertain global consequences.

    Forum | April 10, 2017
  • Trump’s orders target immigrants, hurt all Americans

    ecently, the drafts of six White House executive orders that outline plans to heavily crack down on the immigrant population in the U.S. have been leaked to Vox. Two of these drafts have already been introduced as executive orders on immigration at the border wall. Another draft has been i...

    Forum | April 3, 2017
  • Lack of coverage for missing D.C. girls is dangerous

    Hundreds of black and Latina teenage girls have been disappearing in staggering numbers in the D.C. area, and nobody seemed to notice until recently.

    Forum | March 27, 2017