How Confucius contributed to the development of political science and democracy

Who was Confucius? Confucius (551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese philosopher who is considered one of the most important and influential people in the world today. His contributions to democracy and the development of political science through teachings and theories are immeasurable (Csikszentmihalyi., 2020). Statute of the great Chinese philosopher, Confucius Confucius was … Continue reading How Confucius contributed to the development of political science and democracy

Amnesty: Iran’s Raisi should face trial for crimes against humanity

'That Ebrahim Raisi has risen to the presidency instead of being investigated for the crimes against humanity of murder, enforced disappearance and torture, is a grim reminder that impunity reigns supreme in Iran,' says Amnesty International. Ebrahim Raisi Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said Ebrahim Raisi's election as Iran's new president was a blow for … Continue reading Amnesty: Iran’s Raisi should face trial for crimes against humanity

Antonio Guterres elected second time as the UN Secretary-General

The U.N. General Assembly unanimously elected Antonio Guterres to a second term as secretary-general on Friday, giving him another five years at the helm of the 193-member organization at a time a deeply divided world faces numerous conflicts, the growing impact of climate change, and a pandemic still circling the globe. Antonio Guterres Ambassadors in … Continue reading Antonio Guterres elected second time as the UN Secretary-General

Ex-French president Sarkozy facing trial for corruption

Prosecutors in the trial of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday called for a six-month jail term over campaign finance violations for his 2012 reelection bid. At the end of proceedings in Paris, they issued withering criticism of the former head of state and demanded a one-year jail term, with six months of it suspended, and a … Continue reading Ex-French president Sarkozy facing trial for corruption

The power of ethnic nationalism

My angry reaction earlier today on APC UK platform: Most of the Diasporans here living in Europe. Can you show me one multi-ethnic state in Europe where one group is positioned to dominate the rest that hasn't broken up? Brexit UK EU referendum concept with flag and handwriting text in, out, leave, remain is written … Continue reading The power of ethnic nationalism

Nigeria must not die!

British named them Burma. They rejected it, restructured & renamed themselves Myanmar. -British named them Upper Volta, but they rejected it, restructured and renamed themselves Burkina Faso - Land of Incorruptible People. -British named them Gold Coast, they rejected it, restructured and renamed themselves Ghana. -British named them Southern Rhodesia. They rejected it, restructured and … Continue reading Nigeria must not die!

The Queen and Royal Family host G7 leaders

The Queen and senior members of the royal family have gathered at the Eden Project where they are hosting a joint dinner for the leaders of the G7. The monarch was joined by the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they welcomed the leaders of the … Continue reading The Queen and Royal Family host G7 leaders

Amnesty: China is committing crimes against humanity

ighurs and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities in China’s Xinjiang autonomous region face systematic and state-organised “mass internment and torture amounting to crimes against humanity”, Amnesty International said, citing dozens of eyewitness accounts from former detainees, as the group stepped up calls for the camps to be closed. Hands of a Muslim woman holding bars … Continue reading Amnesty: China is committing crimes against humanity

A Comparative Analysis of Whistleblower Protection Trends in the UK and USA since COVID-19

1. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic exposed governments to waves of fraud. As the unscrupulous profiteers in Britain and America remorselessly exploit the crisis for illegal gains thereby worsening taxpayers’ woes fraud, everyone in both public and private sectors are morally obligated to blow the whistle under the False Claims Act and similar programs. This action … Continue reading A Comparative Analysis of Whistleblower Protection Trends in the UK and USA since COVID-19

UK lawmakers declare genocide in Xinjiang, China

Britain's parliament has become the latest government to declare China's treatment of its Uighur citizens as genocide, attracting the condemnation of Beijing. Lawmakers in the British House of Commons passed a motion unopposed after a three-hour debate Thursday declaring that the Uighurs and other ethnic and religious minorities in the northwestern Xinjiang autonomous region of China "are … Continue reading UK lawmakers declare genocide in Xinjiang, China