What is the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh war about? 🔊

What is the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh war about? 🔊

On September 27, fighting along the so-called line of control between Azerbaijan and the region of Nagorno-Karabakh erupted. This area of Azerbaijan is majority Armenian and has been de facto-controlled by the local Armenian population since the end of the war between...
What next for the Kurds in Syria?

What next for the Kurds in Syria?

By Egemen Bezci Egemen Bezci looks at the current predicament facing the Kurdish population in Syria. United States President Donald Trump’s recent decision to withdraw American military forces from Syria caught senior American administration officials by surprise,...
The loss of personhood: Identity in refugee camps

The loss of personhood: Identity in refugee camps

By India-Mae Osborne India-Mae Osborne looks at the harrowing and dehumanising experiences of migrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers in the displaced persons camp system. When war erupted between Russia and Georgia in 2008, an estimated 150,000 refugees fled, many...
Change or status quo? Recapping the Turkish election

Change or status quo? Recapping the Turkish election

By Erdi Öztürk & Faith Ceran  Ahmet Erdi Öztürk & Fatih Ceran recap the Turkish election and discuss whether change has really come to Turkey. On June 24, Turkish citizens voted in presidential and parliamentary snap elections, with a huge turnout. As...