Our World

Guantánamo bay, known by many as the living hell, is still housing detainees in 2017, continuing to be an embarrassing fact for an America that considers it an indelible stain etched on its history. Guantánamo Bay dates back to more than a century, a period most marked by the Spanish-American war, and...
Illustration: Venla Valve Esha Chanda, Columnist (Our World)   Belief is an armour— man’s cherished shield that safeguards him. Yet this armour morphs into a sharp-edged shiny sword when forced upon another being. Humans tread on different paths paved by mortals alike — paths where religion has sown seeds of hope that...
On a visit to Calais camp last September, President of France, Francois Holland, set up an action plan to dismantle the camp and relocate over 3000 migrants to reception centres in several locations around the country. Holland declared that this step has been taken because of humanitarian reasons related...
The countless organisations advocating for human rights have been working their heart out in a bid to ward off any kind of breach to humanity. But there is one place that they all need to turn their attention to at the earliest - Myanmar. The slaughtering Rohingya Muslims in the...
Investigations state that eight million children are currently abandoned in orphanages. The Global Panorama takes a closer look at the issue. The discrepancies between the claimed and the concrete do abound. But as actions speak louder than words, and thorough investigations are likely to blow the lid off the huge...
  Maria Campasso, Correspondent (Our World)   The sun starts going down in Kennett River, a small town in Victoria, Australia. There are many eucalypts trees around here, and it is quite easy to spot koalas in them at this time of the day. But we might not see them in 30 years’...
The aim of this article is to counter the general fear that has spread around European citizens after the recent terrorist attacks, through the only means we have: rationale and cultural tools. In fact, after Orlando and Nice, criminal experts raised the following issue: are we sure that we...
Pfizer reported in 2014 that the profit from this particular vaccine was 4.3 billion USD and that it’s expected to grow to 5.8 by 2020. This huge profit comes from the willingness of several countries to buy a life-saving vaccine with a hugely inflated price. In the United States, for...
Racism is the act of labelling someone in a negative way because of his/her colour, religion, nationality, sexuality. We have been told since we were kids that we should not mock someone because of his/her differences. However, this easy lesson "no differences, we are all equals" seems to be more...
Cliona Elliott, Correspondent (Our World)   The idea of a fast growing slave industry including the sexual exploitation of children and the mutilation of organs in the 21st century seems ludicrous, but if you scratch the surface it seems that this futile yet lucrative industry is only the tip of a giant...