Siobhan Hagan

Siobhan Hagan is editor-in-chief at UHRSN and currently enrolled in the University of Vienna’s MA in Human Rights. She is a former collective member of Books Through Bars in Philadelphia, PA, and a graduate of The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA.

EU faces another migration tragedy

As many as 700 migrants are feared dead in the wake of a boat accident south of the Mediterranean coast of Lampedusa on Sunday. According the testimony given to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the small craft was capsized when the migrants on board shifted to one side, trying to gain the attention of a large passing merchant vessel that they hoped ...

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Should controversial speakers be banned from university campuses?

The Tory and Liberal Democrat (Lib Dem) political parties, who comprise the current British governing coalition, are sparring over the implementation of new laws that oblige institutions to prevent radicalization. A Tory coalition is pushing guidelines that would ban any ‘extremist’ speaker from appearing on university campuses in England, igniting a debate about freedom of expression in institutions of higher learning. The ...

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