Nabil Saad

The Citizenship Amendment Bill in India: Evidence of Humanitarian or Majoritarian Goals?

India’s parliament passed a bill on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, that intends to grant Indian citizenship to immigrants from their bordering nations of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan (Reagan, Helen. “India Passes Controversial Citizenship Bill That Excludes Muslims.”). The Citizenship Amendment Bill, also known as CAB, will invite a number of religious minorities, seeking refuge from …

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Hong Kong Protests Spell Big Trouble for China

Hong Kong is recognized as a semi-autonomous entity and its legal system provides expansive civil liberties in comparison to the code in mainland China. However, when China and Hong Kong’s governments proposed an extradition bill that would allow citizens from Hong Kong to be tried for crimes committed in the mainland territory, citizens feared they …

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American Intervention Causing Tension in the Middle East, Again.

The United States and Iran have had a tenuous relationship dating as far back as the 1970s and the Iranian Revolution. Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, the Iranian Shah at the time, was backed by Washington; however, he was overthrown and forced to flee from the country. The revolution ended with a referendum that called for the …

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