With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of retreat in nearly 180 countries across the globe, the race for discovering the vaccine for it is ongoing at a hysterical pace. Scientists and Medical Institutions around the world are working day and night to find a cure. While major pharmaceutical companies around the world have locked [...]

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Despite its comeback, the recent suspension of the Mitron Application, hailed as a Swadeshi alternative for TikTok, has brought to light the inadequacy of data protection laws in the country. This short video platform had garnered over 5 million downloads on the Google Play Store. Prior to the app’s removal, there were media reports of [...]

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The entire world is grappling with the COVID-19 catastrophe which according to Johns Hopkins University & Medicine has affected the lives of at least 13.4 million people and the demise of more than 581,000 people across the globe. Due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous countries were forced to implement nationwide lockdowns resulting [...]

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On the 30th of June 2020, China passed the controversial National Security Law that had stirred nationwide pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The legislation, which criminalizes separatism, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign countries punishable with harsh penalties including life imprisonment, is likely to have a sweeping effect on the autonomy of the city. The [...]

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On June 26, a video clip narrating the incident of custodial death of a father and his son, by the Sattankluam police authority, went viral in India across social media. Ironically, the same day was also United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, which is when we remember and assert our conscience [...]

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On May 11th, 2020, the Supreme Court of India rejected the petition filed by the Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir which demanded the restoration of 4G Internet services as the students in the valley are unable to access the online learning classes being held as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. The judgment [...]

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The Trump Administration announced that foreign students would have to take in-person classes or lose their status and risk deportation. The only reason to do this is to pressure universities to hold in-person classes in the fall. How do we know? Because the administration is removing the exemption it made for the spring 2020 semester [...]

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A few weeks after the Supreme Court rejected the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) for failing to consider important aspects of the problem, including any “legitimate reliance” interests, the Trump Administration made the same mistake again. On June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court faulted the Trump Administration for failing [...]

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The names Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have been spoken in virtually every American household during 2020. As the Black Lives Matter movement gains unprecedented growth and media attention, many White sympathizers are asking themselves (some for the first time): “how can I help effectuate real change?” That answer, in part, begins with [...]

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