What started as a crisis in two Russian-speaking Ukrainian provinces now has global implications. US influence is diminishing as new power blocs emerge, and sanctions against Russia are not followed by many countries. New economic and political interests are creating history in the Arab world and on every continent.
Children in Palestine face severe psychological and social problems as a result of the conflict. These problems are compounded by poverty, lack of housing, arrests and beatings of themselves or their family members, and the scarcity of water, electricity, education and health care. Adolescents are also forced to confess and sign papers, without knowing what they say; they are locked up in interrogation centres for up to two months.
Only now, two weeks after the event, I feel able to put into words the suffocation I felt on 23 March 2022, when I was at Julian Assange’s wedding at Belmarsh Prison in London. The events of this day were merciless and the feelings evoked surprising and terribly intimate. […]
Assange is the spotlight that illuminates the elephant in the dark room. In a state of shock, people take the light away from the elephant to turn it against Assange. And now the ‘elephant in the room’ is the recent verdict allowing Assange’s extradition, and it is press freedom and […]
The leader of the Civil Rights Movement dedicated his life to activism, following the philosophy of civil disobedience to change the “white structure power” and the “unjust laws” which were rooted in a racist society. His legacy is an inspiration to contemporary movements of liberation such as Black Lives Matter. […]