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“Ultra” football in Egypt
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“Ultra” football in Egypt

Sports and activism traditionally do not go hand in hand, but with football clubs in this country taking action on the ground, a new form of protest may be forming. Nicole Black At first, the idea of football fans playing a large role in a protest may seem surprising, but […]

The Zimbabwe crisis under debate
Globe World

The Zimbabwe crisis under debate

The struggle for power arose after the controversial 2008 presidential election plunged the African country into political crisis, adding to the dramatic economic and social problems that had already been dragging it down for a number of years. The Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe lost the presidency of the country in […]

Cold war correspondence
Human Rights Politiks World

Cold war correspondence

In 1971, Amnesty International launched a letter-writing campaign and asked supporters to write to families of imprisoned Soviet dissidents. One of those dissidents, Slava Aidova, had a daughter, Marina, who was sent a postcard from a British couple. The postcard was simple, it read: With love from Newbury. Berks. England. […]

Turning towards the West
United Kingdom World

Turning towards the West

Over the last decade everyone has been watching the East, specifically China and India, as the two new rising superpowers of the 21st century. However, experts inform us that the three requirements for a country to develop a powerful economy and global standing are a dynamic democratic system, a growing […]

Crucial time for WikiLeaks
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Crucial time for WikiLeaks

This month began with one of the most crucial court cases of the year; the fate of WikiLeak’s founder Julian Assange hangs in the balance as the British justice system decides whether to extradite him to Sweden. The much anticipated judgement is expected to be announced on February 24th. Sofia […]