Peoples in western Asia struggle for self-determination in the face of dictatorships supported by the West, and their recourse is to radical Islam, along with its repressive policies against women and freedom of thought. The moribund policies of the West remain transparently clear to young Muslims. Breaking the Geneva Convention to make young ISIS volunteers stateless will bring a bitter harvest.
I arrived at the Palestine Museum of Natural History / Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability, housed in the buildings and grounds of an old convent, on Sunday 1st October, after a slightly more complicated and wearing journey than expected, due to a broken-down plane at Luton Airport. Johnnie Byrne […]
Up until the closure of this current edition, 1.7 million Palestinians from the Gaza Strip have been forced to abandon their land, belongings and lives as a result of the attacks committed by the Israeli army. This was reported by several non-governmental organisations who consider this forced displacement “to […]
ISIS peaked in 2015-16, but its recruitment in Western societies grew from conditions that have not changed. They include sexism, and moral emptiness. Where politics is moribund, the simplicity of religious fundamentalism offers a solution, including to middle-class Muslim women.
The Palestinian question and the war in Ukraine show the extent to which a new order is taking shape on the planet. The international institutions that were supposed to be guarantors of peace and harmony among nations are showing that either they no longer make sense or that they should […]