Dead donkeys fear no hyenas
A film on land grabbing in Ethiopia
- Joakim Demmer
Around the globe, there is a massive commercial rush for farmland – the new green gold. One of the most profitable new spots for farming is Ethiopia. Hoping for export revenues, the Ethiopian government leases millions of hectares of allegedly ...
What the media aren’t saying about Jamal Khashoggi
- John R. Bradley
As someone who spent three decades working closely with intelligence services in the Arab world and the West, the Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi knew he was taking a huge risk in entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul ...
International manifesto against fascism in Brazil
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
We, women and men, united in our commitment to democracy and human rights, express our unequivocal rejection of far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, a contender in the second round of Brazil’s presidential elections on October 28.
The positions ...
Tax evasion: blacklist of 21 countries with 'golden passport' schemes published
- Juliette Garside
A blacklist of 21 countries whose so-called “golden passport” schemes threaten international efforts to combat tax evasion has been published by the west’s leading economic thinktank.
Three European countries – Malta, Monaco ...
Villagers in limbo as World Bank abandons controversial Kosovo power plant
- Sasha Chavkin
The decision ends the World Bank’s support for coal worldwide, but also leaves villagers unsure of their fate as the Kosovo government vows to push ahead with the power plant.
KEK, Kosovo’s state-owned power company, mines coal near ...
Khashoggi was no critic of Saudi regime
- As’ad AbuKhalil أسعد أبو خليل
Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist, who disappeared in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week is not quite the critic of the Saudi regime that the Western media says he is, writes As’ad AbuKhalil.
Tom Toles, The Washington Post
Meet ten corporate giants helping Israel massacre Gaza protesters
- Joe Catron
“The Israeli military relies on a network of international companies, supplying everything from sniper rifles to tear gas, to carry out its massacres of protesters in Gaza. These companies are knowingly supporting war crimes, and are complicit ...
Egypt: How French arms were used to crush dissent
A scathing report
- Amnesty International منظمة العفو الدولية
Since the 25 January 2011 uprising, part of the ‘Arab Spring’, a series of tumultuous political events in Egypt has been accompanied by waves of brutal repression, leaving thousands dead and injured. While condemning the violence, many ...
A year after her murder, where is the justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia?
- Margaret Atwood
The Maltese journalist reported on government corruption, but no politician has been questioned about her murder, says novelist Margaret Atwood, writing on behalf of PEN International
Today marks one year since the brutal assassination of Daphne ...
Reality of my three days in occupied Western Sahara
Our reputation and the fate of a people are at stake
- Heidi Hautala
Heidi Hautala is a Finnish Green MEP, a vice president of the European Parliament, and was part of the delegation visiting Western Sahara in September
Children in the Dakhla Refugee Camp in Western Sahara. The programme of the visit had been fully ...