Shagnick Bhattacharya discusses the extent and significance of recent protests in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody, considering the future of the Islamic regime in the face of mass resistance led by women.
Macron takes a jab at the unvaccinated The President of France has found himself in hot water after vowing to “piss off“, or “emmerder“, those who are yet to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “I am not one for pissing off the French. However, when it comes to those who are unvaccinated, I really want […]
Image: Pixabay A campaign of student nightclub boycotts in response to a wave of spikings across the country has reached Exeter, with an Exeter ‘Girls’ Night In’ declared on Monday 25th. This is alongside a national nightclub boycott on Thursday 28th October. The Exeter boycott is being organised on the @officialgirlsnightinexeter Instagram page, which at […]
Image: George Seymour A student-led petition calling for the disaffiliation of Exeter Students for Life, a pro-life society at the University of Exeter, has amassed close to 10,000 signatures in less than a week. The petition, which currently has 8,716 signatures at time of writing, calls to ‘strike down’ the society for its ‘direct attack […]
Caitlin Barr discusses the issues with the UK’s police force, and how the institution goes hand in hand with democracy.
The freedom of speech of many has been curtailed as the police have been cracking down on protestors throughout the pandemic. Harry clarifies his respect for most officers who represent the ideals of policing, but unveils a well developed critique of policing in turbulent times and the ‘bad apples’ who abuse their power.
Joshua Fundafunda discusses his own experience of the Black Lives Matter protests over the past month, and offers guidance towards how we can all be better allies.
On Horses & Protests Following clashes with police in London earlier this month, Aaron Loose evaluates the use of mounted units in the suppression of public protest. On 6 June, thousands of protesters assembled at Whitehall, Central London to stand in solidarity with George Floyd, a Black man who was murdered by a brutal and […]
As Black Lives Matter protests across the world continue to take place, so do calls to defund the police. News editor, Emily Im, investigates how and why defunding the police would work.
As protests continue to rock Hong Kong and Beijing gears up for a crackdown, Oliver Leader de Saxe evaluates the state of affairs in this unique city, and whether or not it can hold onto its cherished autonomy from mainland China.