October 2022Growing ProtestsFocus

FOCUS on Growing Protests: Pakistan

On October 11, a school van driver was killed, and a student was injured in a shooting by an unidentified assailant in Mingora, a town in Pakistan’s Swat district. This act of violence sparked massive outrage and the largest protests in the district’s history, with more than 15,000 people attending, according to Al Jazeera, marking the sixth protest in almost 2 months.

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November 2015U.S.

Despite “Routine” School Shootings, US Still Outranked On Firearm Murder Rate

The line between freedom and safety is always blurred when it comes to international peacekeeping. Conflict is bound to happen among individuals and states, but the statistics and ease of purchasing firearms in the United States is clearly flawed. A 2007 report by the Switzerland-based Small Arms Survey indicates that about 35 to 50 percent of the world’s civilian-owned guns belongs to the United States.

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