In 1948, Palestinians were forcefully displaced from their homes, creating a refugee crisis.

Century Long Conflict between Israel and Palestine Explained

Current situation The conflict between Israel and Palestine traces back to centuries of religious, ideological, and territorial strifes. According to Human Rights Watch, the discriminatory policies in Israel have amounted to a crime of apartheid (‘Apartheid’ claim, Israel and the … Continue reading Century Long Conflict between Israel and Palestine Explained

The Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet Mobile Food Pantry delivers healthy food (meat, produce, and non perishable items) to people in need. All Mobile Food Pantries will use a “drive thru” method to distribute food during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please clear space in your trunk or backseat so volunteers can load boxes of food directly into your vehicle.

Current Events: The Pandemic is Highlighting Community Need For Food Banks

Image Source: Forb’s article ‘Coronavirus Bankruptcy Tracker These Major Companies Are Failing Amid The Shutdown’ While many businesses and locations were closed due to the pandemic, food banks like the one in my neighborhood saw an increased demand for service. … Continue reading Current Events: The Pandemic is Highlighting Community Need For Food Banks

Fans feel the new European Super League is not about the tradition or love of the sport but simply about making as much money as possible.

European Super League: The Biggest Scandal in Football History

Controversy struck across Europe on 18th April 2021 following the formation of a football Super League to rival the greatest leagues in the world: the Premier League and the Champions League. 12 of Europe’s biggest clubs incited outrage by announcing … Continue reading European Super League: The Biggest Scandal in Football History

Protests in Hong Kong

Protests in Hong Kong: One Country Killing Two Systems in China

The protests in Hong Kong started in June 2019 which was referred to as the Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement, a series of protests against the “Fugitive Offenders amendment bill” by the government of Hong Kong. In this post, I’ll … Continue reading Protests in Hong Kong: One Country Killing Two Systems in China

Islamic woman holding up sign

Current Situation of Muslim Populations and their Struggle to Integrate into Societies around the World.

France France is home to the largest Muslim population in the Western Europe, with Muslims making up an estimated 9% of its total population (Hussain, 2019). Islam is the second largest religion in the country after Christianity (Cesari, 2002, p. … Continue reading Current Situation of Muslim Populations and their Struggle to Integrate into Societies around the World.

Current Events: Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Land Disputes and Political Background

The border clashes took place between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan from April 28 to May 1, 2021. The war reportedly started as a result of an old water dispute between the two Central Asian countries, but other sources report an immediate … Continue reading Current Events: Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Land Disputes and Political Background