LGBTQ+ Activism: “An Uphill Battle” – Interview with Magda Orlander, LGBTQ+ Activist, Luxembourg

By Taryana Odayar. This week, in order to gain a meaningful insight into the important LGBTQ+ activism being carried out, I had the opportunity of interviewing Magda Orlander, a Luxembourger who has certainly done her fair share of activism. Her…

Interview with Professor Sonke Neitzel

By Taryana Odayar. This week, the Beaver sat down with renowned academic and Professor of International History at the LSE, Dr. Sonke Neitzel, as we explored the history, changing social attitudes and contemporary politics of Remembrance Day. Dr. Neitzel is…

Interview with Zekar L. Payweyne II: “I Am A Liberian, Not A Virus”

By Taryana Odayar. It isn’t everyday that you come across a youth activist who is so passionate about his cause that he is willing to found an NGO, create a movement against electoral violence, and organize a national peace march,…

Humanitarian Intervention : International Law and the lessons learnt from Afghanistan

By Taryana Odayar. To intervene or not to intervene? That is the question. Or, in other words, do we trample over another country’s sovereignty in order to satisfy our ideals of self-defence and save civilian lives? In order to find…