One issue that is becoming increasingly salient is migration in all its forms. Historically, Japan has been averse to letting migrants in and the legacies of this mindset are becoming evident. During the first round of ticket sales for the Olympics, 70% of tickets for the events were reserved to Japanese residents. International applications had to be made via your country’s national olympic committee later that month.
‘Exarcheia, Europe’s largest anarchist neighborhood based in central Athens, has become one of the most vilified neighbourhoods in the West. Upon the recent election of a new anti-immigration prime minister, places like Exarcheia, that hold more refugees in a few blocks than enter the United States in a calendar year, find themselves increasingly endangered. Are…
the idea of a state physically disappearing might become a reality in the near future. Were a Pacific island-state to physically disappear, would it be able to survive without territory?
Until this moment, the outsourcing of the border control has often allowed the EU to avoid the legal responsibilities that would arise according to international law. On top of that, the creation of a hostile environment for humanitarian NGOs operating in the Mediterranean Sea has created a de facto ‘dead zone’
The most crucial question then appears to be: why has nobody intervened yet? In international relations, allies are extremely crucial in moments of crisis or war and Myanmar has very powerful ones: China and India.
It is prone to floods and droughts in the lowlands and storm ravages on the coastlines. This combination of vulnerability and threats could make climate change the country’s number-one driver of internal migration.
On the global stage Australia is morally righteous, condemning breaches of human rights worldwide, yet domestically they are guilty of breaching those very same rights themselves, creating a hypocritical situation.
In contemporary debate, it seems that little subjects are as misunderstood as migration. While people often misjudge its scale and definition, such differences often lead to actors holding divergent views on how to address and conceive it. When someone thinks about a migrant, one often limits its thinking to refugees, labor migration or students. The…