Protocol Perspectives: Waging Water Wars

Politics, corporate interests, and climate change are intersecting within the changing demographics of an increasingly globalised world. Drought is beginning to pervade our world in unimaginable ways. How do these issues affect access to potable water worldwide? This discussion will delve into the implications for human rights, with focus on a Bolivian case study andContinue reading “Protocol Perspectives: Waging Water Wars”

Protocol Perspectives: The Rohingya Crisis

The Rohingya have been described as the ‘world’s most persecuted minority’. Fuelled by the recent outbreak of violence in August 2017, the humanitarian predicament in Myanmar is deteriorating at an unprecedented rate. This upsurge is not unusual. The reality is that this stateless population has been suffering for decades yet, before this year, their plightContinue reading “Protocol Perspectives: The Rohingya Crisis”

Through the Lens: The Fight for Al-Aqsa

Citing the need for stricter security practices following the murder of two Israeli Security Force (ISF) officers in occupied East Jerusalem in mid-July, the Israeli government ordered the installation of metal detectors and security cameras at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound – the third holiest site in Islam – and barred the entranceContinue reading “Through the Lens: The Fight for Al-Aqsa”

Protocol on the Scene: Hong Kong Fights for Democracy

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have taken to the streets in Hong Kong after the Chinese government ruled that it would continue to limit, vet and pre-approve candidates eligible to stand in the region’s 2017 elections. Protests, organized by activist group “Occupy Central”, were due to commence on October 1st, but were pushed forwardContinue reading “Protocol on the Scene: Hong Kong Fights for Democracy”