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France: Terrorism, Islamophobia and President Macron

The Islamophobic rhetoric from President Macron and his government following recent terror attacks in France has prompted a backlash from Muslim-majority countries and is likely to lead to more radicalisation among young Muslims and those on the far-right.

US Elections: 4 more years or 4 new years?

As the United States heads to the polls on 3 November, uncertainty still looms with concerns over mail-in ballots and a “lame duck” deciding period, all amidst an ongoing pandemic.

Uprising: Nigeria’s #EndSARS Movement, how the past will define the future

Demonstrations against police violence have gripped the world in 2020 and Nigeria is the most recent example of this. These protests are certain to continue in the near-term due to a history of unkept promises of police reform and the widening scope of demonstrations, which can now be seen as broadly anti-government and anti-police.

Party crashers: the far-right at anti-lockdown protests

With most of the world preoccupied with the COVID-19 pandemic, far-right and populist movements across Europe have sought to capitalise on growing fatigue and frustration with continuing restrictions. But will it work?

France: Terrorism, Islamophobia and President Macron

The Islamophobic rhetoric from President Macron and his government following recent terror attacks in France has prompted a backlash from Muslim-majority countries and is likely to lead to more radicalisation among young Muslims and those on the far-right.

US Elections: 4 more years or 4 new years?

As the United States heads to the polls on 3 November, uncertainty still looms with concerns over mail-in ballots and a “lame duck” deciding period, all amidst an ongoing pandemic.

Uprising: Nigeria’s #EndSARS Movement, how the past will define the future

Demonstrations against police violence have gripped the world in 2020 and Nigeria is the most recent example of this. These protests are certain to continue in the near-term due to a history of unkept promises of police reform and the widening scope of demonstrations, which can now be seen as broadly anti-government and anti-police.

Party crashers: the far-right at anti-lockdown protests

With most of the world preoccupied with the COVID-19 pandemic, far-right and populist movements across Europe have sought to capitalise on growing fatigue and frustration with continuing restrictions. But will it work?

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