Republic of the Congo: Women used as weapons of war

Translated by: Marine El Hajji For some of the Congolese, the wounds inflicted during the colonial era by the Belgian State have not healed to this day. The Belgian State, through extreme violence, dominated, exterminated and “civilized” an entire country. Although women were part of a minority to take up arms and go to the […]

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China and Canada : rising tensions

Translated by Natacha Perrin, Proofread by Amel Attatfa On December 2018, Canadian authorities arrest Huawei number two, Meng Wenzhou, in Canada. The following days, China, with whom diplomatic relations have been deteriorating over the years, put two Canadians on remand. On June 19th, 2020, China formally charges them with spying. Is it revenge of mere […]

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Protests in Chile: “The Pursuit of Dignity”

Translated by Lauren Valentine, proofread by Marie Peltomaki Antonia Zegers, an 18-year-old Chilean girl, speak out about her experiences. Despite being young, she has lived through a historic moment for her country: the biggest protests of the century. The entire population takes to the streets to demand better living conditions. What were the protests like? […]

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Australia: The future of the print media under threat

Translated by Lauren Valentine and proofread by Amel Attatfa On the 21st May, News Corp, one of the largest Australian conglomerates, announced the digitization of most national newspapers. Over 100 titles can now be found on the internet. This is a worrying global trend that will lead to the dismissal of hundreds of journalists. What […]

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Japan: An economy in distress

Translated by Marie Peltomaki, proofread by Amel Attatfa On Wednesday 27 May, a Council of Ministers gathered with the intention to approve a plan to develop the national economy in Japan. In the search for resources, the Japanese stock market is attempting to rise up again after the shock caused by the health crisis. Faced […]

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2020 Presidential Election in Belarus: Social Tensions Arise

Translated by Natacha Perrin, proofread by Marine El Hajji With the presidential election coming soon, social tensions are rising in Belarus. Alexander Lukashenko, who has been president for 26 years, is running for office again. The population, tired of years and years of repression, is trying to change its political future. This summer, on August […]

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