Why Has ISIS Not Had Their Day in Court?

By Olivia Townsend Once upon a time, in a land far away, citizens of every city lived together in harmony. All was good in the world. Peace and prosperity reigned and conflict was a thing of the past. If only life were a fairytale though. The world we live in is one paralyzed by terror […]

Illiberal States: Eastern Europe’s Radical Right

Snaking along the Hungarian border, heavily guarded and barbed, is a fence. A stark reminder of not only the physical boundaries of Hungary, but also of its failure to protect the rights of individuals and the strength of legal processes. Unleashed police dogs and assaults by canisters of tear gas and fire hoses are not uncommon, and […]

The Great Wall of… Kenya?

Between Donald Trump’s alarming success in the United States presidential elections and the (slightly less alarming) downward trend of Turnbull’s election prospects, you could be forgiven for not having heard of the latest developments in East African geopolitics. In response to the 2015 attack on Garissa University by the terrorist group al-Shabaab, in which 148 […]