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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Human Rights threatened by martial law in the Philippines

TRANSLATED BY BENJAMIN SCHOEB AND JOYCE CHEN Following the attacks that claimed the lives of a dozen civilians, carried out on May 23rd 2017 by Isis-affiliated fighters, President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao island. The island has been under marital law since. The Philippine government could decide to extend martial law across the […]

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Photo de bannière : façade du Zhogorku Kengesh, le Parlement kirghiz, Bichkek. Crédit hja1306 (Pixabay).

High stake referendum for Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan

TRANSLATED BY BENJAMIN SCHOEB AND NAJWA WAHBI On December 11th 2016, 80 % of Kirghiz voters, from a turnout of 42 %, declared themselves in favor of constitutional changes, granting more power to both the Prime Minister and the President. In a region where both China and Russia have interests, Kirghizstan’s internal stability is crucial. […]

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Abortion in Ireland remains illegal

TRANSLATED BY BENJAMIN SCHOEB AND CAROLINE CARDEN Last July, the Irish Parliament, also known as the Oireachats, rejected a bill which would have legalized abortion. Since that day, women struggle to make their voices heard in Catholic Ireland. The 8th amendment of the Irish Constitution gives equal right to life to the mother and the foetus, illustrating the difficulties […]

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