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Israel has occupied territories belonging to Palestine since 1967, namely the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip. Over the last century to the present date, Israel continues to exert more control, stripping Palestine of any possibility of statehood largely by usurping land and burgeoning Israeli settlements in these areas. The Israeli government [...]

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Protecting the environment is not an extravagance but rather essential. The COVID-19 crisis with its economic and social impacts has reminded us of events that countries were not adequately prepared to address. Rising environmental issues leave countries vulnerable to diseases and disasters. Countries should always take steps to address environmental issues. International trade agreements like [...]

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The difference between justice and equality is that the former is the quality of being fair, while the latter is the state of being equal. To ensure this fairness the Indian constitution has secured Article 15(3) which states that special provisions can be made for women and children. This is the justification for making sexual [...]

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One of the focal points of the government health response to COVID-19 in India has been the extensive use of mobile phone applications such as the Aarogya Setu for contact tracing and quarantine. The applications have already been subject to widespread criticism for insufficient protection of user data. Notwithstanding the role of mobile phone applications, [...]

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The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the devastating public health and socio-economic consequences of legalized discrimination in the United States. In many ways for the Black community, this pandemic has become a microcosm of the Black experience in America. Centuries of systemic racism put Blacks at greater risk of mortality from COVID-19 while also being more [...]

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In India, dissent has grown to become an essential right guaranteed by the constitution, and the trend shows an increase in exercising this right, which is evident from the numerous protests held each year. Contrastingly, the apex court has seen a stark decline in dissenting opinions over the years. Such a decline raises questions on [...]

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