Iran: women at the frontline of the resistance

TRANSLATED BY RHONA KAPPLER AND PROOFREAD BY GENEVIEVE SILK Last week in Paris, an international conference was held on the role of women in the Iranian fight for democracy and the protests that shook the country last month. Several dozen protesters killed by the forces of order, thousands of arbitrary arrests, a dozen killed by […]

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Iran: families of victims of 1988 massacre demand justice from the UN

TRANSLATED BY LUCY HARRIES AND PROOFREAD BY JOYCE CHEN In early February 2018, a ‘citizens’ tribunal’ took place in Geneva to judge the perpetrators responsible for the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran in 1988. The families and a dozen or so witnesses, supported by several international lawyers and human rights defenders, called on […]

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Independence issues in France: the case of New Caledonia and Corsica

TRANSLATED BY JOHN LIU AND PROOFREAD BY NIKI SO While the international news still focuses on the independence of Catalonia and “Brexit”, demands and secessionist movements are currently troubling France and its overseas and territorial collectivities, this time regarding New Caledonia and Corsica. As the end of the decolonization process begins with the organization of […]

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