Primary financier of the Rwandan genocide arrested
Félicien Kabuga was arrested on May 16th, 2020. During the ‘90s he spread hatred and funded violent actions against the Tutsi minority.
Borgen: Rejection or Confirmation of Female Leadership Stereotypes?
The Danish TV series “Borgen” (2010) narrates the fictional story of Birgitte Nyborg, the first female Danish prime minister in the series’ universe. Borgen offers a new perspective on stereotypical female and male leadership styles. How? Let us look at the first two episodes of the series, when Nyborg wins the elections and forms a coalition government.
Child brides and grooms: when marriage becomes a conviction
We will talk about early marriage, at such an age when full physical and psychological development is not yet reached. Unfortunately, it is still a widespread phenomenon worldwide and it affects both girls and boys, contrary to popular belief.
Deprived teachers and demanding parents
School is a place for learning, but for learning what? Education must convey values, such as freedom of expression, but also respect the counter-values coming from every subculture. Without the willingness of parents to accept a different point of view and without thorough training of teachers, pedagogical “battles” fail to achieve their goal.
The Freedom to Love: yesterday, today and tomorrow
Homosexuality is a natural phenomenon which has existed since the dawn of time and has been considered sometimes positively, sometimes negatively, throughout history, depending on the customs and norms of each society.
FROM PERSON IN NEED TO HERO INDEED: WHEN MAYOTTE’S ASYLUM SEEKERS BECOME VERITABLE CHANGE MAKERS
Between denied rights, discrimination and never-ending bureaucracy, daily life was already challenging for asylum seekers in Mayotte, France’s youngest overseas department located in the Indian Ocean. The government’s strict confinement rules during the Covid-19 pandemic have added to asylum seekers’ precarious situation. Two asylum seekers set themselves to help others and share their stories.
Lockdown life: between fear and hope.
The whole of Italy has been on lockdown since the 9th of March, due to the current Coronavirus pandemic. At first we did not actually realise the importance of what the government was asking of us: stay at home, they said.
An interview with Oz Karahan
An interview with Oz Karahan – a former MEP candidate and President of the Union of Cypriots organization.
“In Europe, politicians and the public do not have any idea of what is going on in Cyprus and about the bloodless genocide that Turkish-speaking Cypriots are facing because of Turkey.”
Media professionals: killed, imprisoned, and kidnapped!
What is the situation regarding the freedom of the press in 2018?
A volunteer in Calais: let’s help refugees!
For many years a large number of migrants have waited in Calais, in incredibly precarious conditions, hoping to cross the Channel. Antoine decided to spend his holidays with the humanitarian association Utopia 56 in order to help them. He shared with us the work he took part in there.