The Rule of law: what about Poland and Hungary?

Traslated by Marine El Hajji In its first report published on the 30th of September 2020, the European Commission presents an overview of the current rule of law situation in European countries. The report is divided into several chapters: the first one, covering all European countries, is a synthesis of the general rule of law […]

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What solutions for “invisible children” in Africa?

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Marie Peltomaki “166 million children under-five years of age have never been officially declared globally”, warned UNICEF in 2019. Even if the number of registered births has gone up by 20% in 10 years, it remains particularly low in Africa. Ethiopia only has 3% of its registered births, Zambia […]

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Overview of Feminism’s current situation in Africa

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Celia Courteix In December 2020, a feminist library opened at Abidjan in Ivory Coast. It aims to give visibility to black female authors of the African continent as their writings often remain marginalised. Similar to many other actions in Africa, this initiative is part of a feminist perspective. By feminism […]

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COVID-19 vaccination in Palestinian Territories

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Celia Courteix While the Hebrew State has already vaccinated 12 percent of its population with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, Palestinians living on occupied territory – West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza Strip – are however ostracized from the vaccination campaign. “Israeli authorities must ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are equally provided to […]

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Wave of arrests overwhelms opposition in Hong Kong

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Marie Peltomaki These days, COVID-19 is not the only thing that is making noise about China. Even though it is hard to put in place international sanctions, China is widely criticized because of its domestic affairs regarding the masse imprisonment and enslavement of the Uyghur population, but also regarding […]

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Is denunciation a cure for Covid-19 in South Korea?

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Marie Peltomaki   Tracking down any incivility, spying on your neighbor, reporting breaches: denunciation is a common practice in South Korea. Encouraged in everyday life since the beginning of the 2000s, it has not been slowed down by Covid-19, in fact it is quite the contrary. This practice is […]

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Swedish migration policy

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Célia Courteix Like every European country, Sweden has been subjected to migration waves. Sweden has seen people entering and leaving for more than a century. In recent years, it has become one of the countries with the most immigration, welcoming many thousands of migrants and refugees each year. In […]

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The Canary Islands route: European migration policy in question

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Marie Peltomaki Situated off the north-west coasts of the African continent, the Canary Islands have been welcoming migrants since the end of summer 2020. At the time of the closing of the Gibraltar Strait, the new migratory route is catalyzing debates to be held about European management in times […]

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