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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Western Sahara: a much-disputed territory

Translated by Marine El Hajji Western Sahara, a region rich in resources, is a territory on the northwest coast of the African continent. It was a Spanish protectorate until 1975. Since then, Western Sahara, declared a non-autonomous territory by the United Nations (UN), lies at the heart of many tensions. Both Morocco and Mauritania are claiming sovereignty […]

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Forty years of violence: is an interafghan peace possible ?

TRANSLATION BY GUÉRIC CARDET – REVISION BY NATACHA PERRIN The Afghan conflict shows the issues foreign troups have to face when they occupy a country, in spite of their technological superiority. At the moment, recent attempts at peace negotiation between American troups in place and the Taliban have given Kabul hope of a ceasefire, while […]

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The hidden face of the Syrian revolution

TRANSLATED BY NAJWA WAHBI AND CAROLINE CARDEN On Saturday, January 21, 2017, Sciences Po Strasbourg’s Cultural Policy and Management Masters program, in partnership with La Filature’s Festival Les Vagamondes (a performing arts theatre in Mulhouse, France), organized a public discussion with Syrian graphic artist Sana Yazigi about her “Creative Memory of the Syrian Revolution” project […]

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