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Yemen at War

16th February 2024

The Glasgow Guardian looks at who Yemen’s Houthis are and why the United States and Britain are bombing Yemen. On Sunday 19 November, military soldiers known as Houthis – or more officially, Ansar Allah (translating literally to Supporters of God) – hijacked an Israeli-controlled commercial vessel and brought it to port on the west coast ...


The environmental cost of war 

15th February 2024

Military activity has devastating impacts on the planet; global ceasefire is crucial for each other and for the environment.  The environmental impact of military activity is huge. Extinction Rebellion reported that global military activities account for 5.5% of global emissions, while the aviation industry accounts for only around 2%.  Fuel consumption makes up a large ...


Women in war

24th November 2023

Women are arguably the greatest victims of war—so why aren’t they being treated like it? Trigger Warning: Sexual assault, gender-based violence Long before the genocide of the Hazara women in the 1890s, and the estimated 200,000 sexually enslaved ‘comfort women’ in Japan during World War II, women have been facing gendered violence in conflict zones. ...


“The war has consumed my entire life”: University of Glasgow students call for a ceasefire as the humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens

23rd November 2023

As the humanitarian crisis in Gaza continues to worsen, The Glasgow Guardian speaks to a number of Palestinian students in Glasgow. On 7 October 2023, militant group Hamas attacked Israel, killing around 1,200 people and kidnapping 240 hostages. The unprecedented October 7 attack marks the bloodiest day in Israel’s history with the majority of hostages ...


The art of war photography with David Pratt

14th October 2022

David Pratt talks to The Glasgow Guardian about his new exhibition in Glasgow, Pictures from Ukraine, and a career of covering conflict. Pictures from Ukraine has been brought to Glasgow’s Saltmarket by multi award-winning photographer and foreign correspondent David Pratt. The exhibition captures the pain of the conflict in Ukraine from the build up of ...


International Spotlight: Ukraine

28th February 2022

Central and Eastern European Studies student Joseph Elgar provides an explanation of what is happening in Ukraine, and the ramifications it will have on international politics. After months of military intensification on the Ukrainian border, Vladimir Putin announced his intention to launch military operations against Ukraine at 6am local time on Thursday 24 February 2022, ...


The UK government is unwilling to fight the war on women

20th December 2021

Boris Johnson does not support misogyny becoming a hate crime, reinforcing the societal norm that women’s lives do not matter. I knew in an instant that I picked the wrong route home. I saw them stumbling in the street in front of me, completely shattered with a bottle still in hand, tripping on and off ...