Xi Jinping's endorsement of Carrie Lam "indicates a lack of public accountability in Hong Kong politics"
Pablo A. Rodriguez-Merino, from the Department of Politics and International Studies and the Institute of Advanced Study, comments on the latest news that Chinese president Xi Jinping has expressed confidence in Carrie Lam, in her position as Hong Kong's chief executive.
Professor Franklyn Lisk, of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, discusses the looting and violence in South Africa targeting foreigners in which five people have died.
Dr Erika Kispeter comments on the news that women in Switzerland are taking a day of action in protest at the national pay gap between the sexes and other inequalities.
Dr Oliver Davis, Reader in French Studies at the University of Warwick comments on President Macron's approach to the 'yellow vest' protests.
Professor Azrini Wahidin comments on the issues raised by today's prison officers walkout in protest at ‘unprecedented levels of violence behind bars.’