Author: Isobel Van Hagen

Hallmarks of Genocide: The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

Rohingya girl in Teknaf, Bangladesh

In Majority-Buddhist Myanmar, the Rohingya Muslim minority, comprising of roughly one-million people, reside mainly in the Rakhine State on the country’s west coast. Myanmar has a long history of the repression and persecution of the Rohingya, to whom it denies…

The Burden of Proof: Sexual Assault Laws in the UAE

UAE at night

A British tourist was recently arrested in Dubai on the charges of extramarital sex, after she reported to authorities that two British nationals had raped her in a hotel room. A statement from the Dubai government said reports given by…