LGBT people and political dissidents murdered by fundamentalists in Bangladesh [1/2]

TRANSLATED BY GENEVIEVE SILK AND PROOFREAD BY ALICE DOWEK In a country where the vast majority of the population is Muslim and where Islamic extremism is steadily gaining popularity, LGBT people, atheists, and other ‘undesirables’ are an easy target for Islamic fundamentalists. For several years the murders have been piling up. On 25th April 2016, […]

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Ethiopians forced into exile in Kenya after abuses by the army

TRANSLATED BY MARIE PELTOMÄKI AND PROOFREAD BY ALICE DOWEK For several weeks a colossal emigration movement of members of the Oromo community to Kenya has been going on, subsequent to what the former Ethiopian government has named a “blunder” on the part of the army. Keep in mind that this “blunder” has led to the […]

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Carnaval de Barranquilla: the forgotten carnival

TRANSLATED BY MARIE PELTOMÄKI AND PROOFREAD BY ALICE DOWEK The carnival of Barranquilla, held in February, is the second largest carnival in Latin America after Rio de Janeiro, a great source of pride to its city of origin in Colombia, and an occasion for visitors and locals to share an intense cultural experience together. The […]

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Ghouta’s ordeal told on social networks.

TRANSLATED BY BENJAMIN SCHOEB AND PROOFREAD BY ALICE DOWEK Inhabitants of the Eastern Ghouta, one of the last rebel strongholds in Syria, are using social media platforms to report their ordeal. Bombed by Bashar Al Assad’s military aircrafts, besieged, exposed to shortage of food, water and to the proliferation of diseases, it seems like the […]

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Crédit Émilie Porée.

“Look at Her”: The Lively One

TRANSLATED BY ALICE DOWEK AND PROOFREAD BY LAUREN VALENTINE As part of the “Look at her” project, Émilie Porée travels through Southeast Asia to meet and profile women from all walks of life. Here she meets with Romina whose goal is to help Cambodian women to better integrate into society through sport, and, in particular, […]

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