October 2015

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On Wednesday November 29 Pakistan failed to win reelection for membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the prime Human Rights body of the UN. Votes were cast by 193 members of the General Assembly to elect 18 members out of 47 members of the Council. Pakistan contested for a seat in the Asia/Pacific category…

On Monday, the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill will be awarded to the author of a book “determined to have had (or likely to have) a profound literary, social and academic impact in the area of history.” The National Post is publishing excerpts from all three 2015 Cundill Prize finalists. On Oct. 4, 1921,…