Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed joins a long list of Nobel Peace Prize recipients who have been accused of war crimes, abuse and genocide.
For centuries, ‘human zoos’ were used as a global display of Western cultural and economic superiority. While these living exhibitions don’t exist today, the mechanisms that led to the dehumanisation of Black and Brown bodies continue.
Without an apology or reparations for the colonisation and enslavement of the Congolese people, Belgium’s decision seems to be for appearances rather than a genuine reckoning with its bloody legacy.
The Indian government has cancelled the pilgrimage this year but some worry that they could recant as Covid-19 cases seemingly decrease in the country.
There is more freedom of speech regarding Palestine in Israel than there is in the Canadian press.
Though Turkey’s regional strategy doesn’t directly aim to encircle Iran and its proxies, it ultimately achieves this as an advantageous byproduct.
The government’s alleged attempts to curtail misinformation is a thinly veiled assault on the privacy and free speech of average citizens.
Countless Asian and African workers are forced to suffer through a form of modern-day slavery that continues to thrive across the Middle East.
The formation of a new Israeli administration has provided German leaders with another occasion to reaffirm their staunch support for Israel’s atrocities against Palestinians.
The four-year anniversary of the al-Nuri’s mosque’s minaret’s destruction is a time to lament the loss of an Iraqi and global symbol of cultural heritage.
The unsurprising victory of Ebrahim Raisi will further entrench the hardline establishment, to the detriment of Iranians who have sacrificed their lives and livelihood for basic freedoms.
Beijing is vocal about Palestinian suffering on international platforms like the UN, but its economic and long-term regional interests mean its solidarity won’t go beyond strong rhetoric.
The withdrawal of troops marks the end of one of America’s longest military engagements but the social, economic and security situation in the country remains dire.
Israel’s bombing of an Iraqi nuclear site forty years ago didn’t end Saddam’s program — it accelerated it. This pattern is repeating with Iran today.
Ed Husain’s latest book is another dangerous tirade by a ‘former radical’ that normalises bigoted views and contributes to the rise of the far right.
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