Gay people in Algeria : an invisible community

Translated by Gueric Cardet, proofread by Natacha Perrin In Algeria, the law can punish ‘any person guilty of an act of homosexuality’ with a prison term of two months to two years and a fine of 500 to 2,000 dinars (4 to 14 euros). Indeed, homosexuality is considered a crime, incompatible with the moral, societal […]

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Understanding the situation in Bolivia: between fraud and coup d’état

Translated by Lauren Valentine, proofread by Charlotte Borne On November 10th, 2019, Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation. Leading the country since 2006, he was becoming increasingly helpless as he was dealing with the country’s political crisis that was going on for several weeks. How has the situation in Bolivia deteriorated to this point? […]

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Separatist rhetoric and health crisis: Spanish regional identities and their political rhetoric in the face of COVID-19

Translated by Lauren Valentine, proofread by Charlotte Borne The current health crisis has forced the Spanish government to face up to its own limits, but it has also highlighted the weaknesses in the nation’s political and administrative cohesion. Spain is a country with an extremely decentralised governance system, based on the strong political independence of […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi: from greatness to misery

Translated by Meyriam Bouali, proofread by Natacha Perrin On 11 December, 2019, Aung San Suu Kyi defended Myanmar at the International court of justice, minimized the Rohingya’s genocide allegations and justified army’s abuses. How could we explain Aung San Suu Kyi position, which for a long time was praised for her human rights defense? Aung […]

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Turkey: « zero problem with neighbours » policy during the Covid-19 pandemic

Translated by Natacha Perrin, proofread by Guéric Cardet On April 21st, Turkey had registered 90 980 Covid-19’s cases and 2 140 deaths, what ranks the country 7th worldwide in terms of confirmed cases. The domestic crisis management carried out by the AKP (Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi) is strongly criticised by the opposition and is considered […]

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