Why the world needs to know about Western Sahara’s seemingly endless struggle for independence
An interview with Malainin Lakhal
- Amira Ali
In 1975, Morocco, under King Hassan II, invaded Western Sahara; and since, the Sahrawi people — female-dominated society of Arab and Berber descent — have been in an unflagging resistance struggle, committed to self-determination without ...
After Syria and ‘mother of all bombs’, Trump fakes again
- MK Bhadrakumar
A quarter of the way through TV programmes in the weekend on two leading Malayalam channels, it dawned on me that some woolly-headed local “strategic thinker” must have been spreading a yarn that World War III is in the offing because ...
Champs-Elysees attack in Paris: Perfect timing, for some
- Ramin Mazaheri رامین مظاهری
On the night of April 21st I was in my office in Paris, just 100 meters from the Champs-Elysees, when I got a phone call from a fellow journalist telling me about the deadly attack on policemen there.
I was in the middle of working on my latest report ...
“To vote is to abdicate “ : Elisée Reclus, 1885
- Basta!يكفي Journal de marche zapatiste يكفي ! جريدة المسيرة الزاباتية
On this April 23, 2017, we propose to those of our readers who are voters in France to read the document below before deciding if they will go to their polling station. It is a letter written in 1885 by Elisée Reclus to Jean Grave.
‘Never seen it so bad’: violence and impunity in Brazil’s Amazon
- David Hill
Former deputy editor of National Geographic Brazil says a “humanitarian catastrophe” is taking place in Brazil’s Amazon
One of the perpetrators of arguably Brazil’s most internationally high-profile murders in recent years ...
Arab Lessons for North Korea
- Abdelbari Atwan عبد الباري عطوان
Pyongyang knows that Iraq, Libya and Syria were attacked or invaded only after they got rid of their deterrent capability
As an Arab and Muslim, I felt both insulted and pained when reading commentaries in the Israeli press warning the US ...
When Daesh is Defeated: Who Will Fill the Intellectual Vacuum in the Arab World?
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
Back in the Middle East for a few months, I find myself astounded by the absence of the strong voices of Arab intellectuals.
The region that has given rise to the likes of Michel Aflaq, George Habash, Rached Al-Ghannouchi, Edward Said and numerous ...
A Heartfelt Apology to Haaretz Readers
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
To all offended readers, I apologize for the one-sidedness. How could I not maintain a balance between the murderer and the murdered; the thief and his victim; and the occupier and the occupied?
Dear Orna and Moshe Gan-Zvi,
I was saddened to read in ...
Western Sahara Campaign 2017 : Sign for a MINURSO with a Human Rights Mandate
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV
In this April 2017 the Security Council of the United Nations will meet to renew the mandate of MINURSO (UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara ) . This is the only special UN mission without mandate for monitoring human rights, and everybody ...
‘The river is life’ - a photographer among the Arawete in Brazil
- David Hill
Alice Kohler shares photos and thoughts on her time in the Xingu river basin in the Brazilian Amazon
An Araweté man living in the Xingu river basin in Para, Brazil. Photograph: Alice Kohler
Alice Kohler is a Brazilian photographer who has ...