Cadie McNaboe

The “Impartiality” of Anti-Muslim Laws: How India’s Citizenship Amendment Bill Has the Power to Destroy the Secular Government

On 9 December 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Nodi’s pushed his Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) through Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Government, where an independent (non-coalition) majority is held by Nodi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). This bill, which seeks to amend 1955 law to grant citizenship to Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Christians, …

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Verdicts in Catalan Trial Incite Protests and International Concern

“As I stroll through the city of Barcelona, I see the flashes of yellow all around- unaware of the controversial politics that this yellow ribbon proclaims.” On 14 October 2019, the conviction of nine pro-independence leaders came from the Spanish, reigniting worldwide protest supporting the Catalan Independence movement. This sentencing, seen by some as “an …

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Recent Elections Show Rise of Populism in Tunisia

On December 17th, 2010, the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi began a revolution, sparking nationwide protests in just days- protests that would later develop into the Arab Springs. Tunisia was in disarray, suffering from vast unemployment and a general dire economic state. President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, after twenty-one days of intense protests, was ousted. While …

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