Geneva: Iran and the painful memory of Summer 1988

TRANSLATED BY NOÉMIE BASTIDE AND LUCY HARRIES On Friday 15th September 2017, La Place des Nations in Geneva became, for an afternoon, a memorial for a tragic event from Iranian contemporary history. The Journal International went to Switzerland to meet these men and women demanding justice for the massacres committed in 1988 by the Iranian […]

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Encounter with Eastern Christian

TRANSLATED BY NOEMIE BASTIDE AND THOMAS SHACKLOCK The challenge of Pascal Maguesyan is « on the one hand to write about the Middle East for its cruelty and on the other for its goodness ». This old-established journalist and amateur photographer has been travelling the Middle East for more than 10 years and has decided to give […]

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Crédit Marcelo Montecino (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Cuba: a history caught between a rock and a hard place

TRANSLATED BY NOEMIE BASTIDE AND GRACE DEATKER The Cuban revolution was a legitimate response to the situation in Cuba in the 1950s. But are the same reasons for the revolution still affecting the country today? This article will explore the issues in Cuba after the death of Fidel Castro. The Cuban revolution, before being a […]

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