White supremacy and its ideology is on the rise, unabashedly metastasizing and leaving a trail of casualties in its wake.
There was a time when people looked up at the sky in bewilderment, felt humbled by its vastness and intrigued by its unattainable wonders.
The UAE is a vibrant example of how nations should navigate through crisis proving that it was not crippled by the pandemic but two years on it has become even better for it.
The UN Refugee Agency reports that more than 219,000 migrants have reached European shores in 2014 and considering the deteriorating situation of their region it is likely to double in the future.
In 1973 India, a young nurse was brutally attacked, raped and left for dead at the hospital in which she worked. This monstrous attack left her in a vegetative state after being strangled by chains which cut off the oxygen supply to her brain.
The United Nations’ Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has revealed the 2014 list that names governments and insurgent groups whose actions lead to children’s rights being violated.
If this virgin world seems more like fiction than reality, you are probably one of the many who have grown accustomed to the ease with which sharing your every passing thought with the world has become.
The mirror that COVID-19 has forced us to look into is one that has no cracks, it reflects reality in its harshest form and unless we truly look, and come out the other side changed human beings, all this agony would have been for nothing
Humans are a peculiar creation made up of all things contradictory. Both of good and evil, of love and hate too, creatures capable of waging wars in the pursuit of peace and causing heinous hurt in the name of love.
The reality is, that such moments are taking place as I pen this article and as you are reading it, injustices committed by people on a massive scale are not confined to history books, they are happening right now. Meanwhile, we have become the people who the next generation will ask themselves about: how did we allow such events to happen?