China: A Place of Increasing Democracy?

In the UK, we are fortunate to be able to write articles, such as the following. For thousands of people across the world, this simple act of writing could be illegal. In 2010, hundreds celebrated China’s first Nobel Peace laureate, Liu Xiaobo, as he accepted this prestigious award for his non-violent and persistent struggle towards... Continue Reading →

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Arms Trade Treaty: A Second Chance?

After a month of intense negotiations in New York, the UN conference for an Arms Trade Treaty has reached a stalemate. Believed to have been influenced by domestic gun rights lobbying groups, the US refused to sign the treaty, allowing other reluctant nations including Russia and China to stand down. Despite an overwhelming majority of... Continue Reading →

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