Sameblod. Crédits : Sophia Olsson NORDISK FILMS

The Sami, Europe’s indigenous people in the search of their identity

Translated by Marie Peltomaki, proofread by Natacha Perrin The Sami people have lived in northern Europe for thousands of years, yet their history is often overlooked. The Swedish film director and screenwriter Amanda Kernell is giving back its voice to the Sami people by diving into their history in her film Sami blood (Sameblod), that […]

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Code Pink : Antiwar militancy on a pink background

Translated by Nariné Igityan, proofread by Charlotte Borne They have a singular style: they are committed and ready to be detained for defending their ideas. We met the ladies of the American organization Code Pink. The organization was born in 2002, in reaction to the American foreign policies, which triggered the Second Golf War. Code […]

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The promises and pitfalls of the 2030 agenda for the EU and European federalism

First published on the by The New Federalist, partner media of Le Journal International Few people remember the historical event that took place on Friday, 25th September 2015, perhaps because it failed to receive the media attention it deserved. Yet, all around the world, the outcomes of this event continue to be felt today, playing […]

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Algeria: a fish farming pilot project in a Sahrawi refugee camp

Translated by Gueric Cardet, proofread by Lauren Valentine On February 27th, in the Tindouf region of southwest Algeria, the N’Khaila pilot fish-farming project was inaugurated in a Sahrawi refugee camp. It was run by the Triangle Génération Humanitaire association. Refugees from Western Sahara have been living in camps in southwest Algeria, near Tindouf, since 1975. […]

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Viktor Orbán: political divorce in the European Parliament

Three months before the European elections, things are not that easy for the first party of the European Parliament. In the election campaign, Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz has been the subject of an exclusion procedure of the European People’s Party (EPP). A logical consequence given the provocations of the Fidesz towards his own European party, in […]

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Jacinda Ardern, fraîchement élue, prête serment devant la Gouverneure

Three women of power in New-Zealand

It’s not often that we hear much from New Zealand. Lately, one woman has brought the country back into the spotlight: Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern. She was elected in October 2017 and now runs the country alongside two other powerful women. Never in the history of the United Nations Assembly have they seen a state […]

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(Français) Crédit Elsa Pécot

The Italian Mafia: speaking out over omertà

TRANSLATED BY CHARLOTTE FORD AND PROOFREAD BY JOYCE CHEN The publication of Roberto Saviano’s latest book on young mafia groups in Naples has attracted considerable attention. Writing and speaking out about criminal organisations is part of a larger, continual struggle against the mafia that is very much still alive in Italy. How can the mafia’s […]

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Colombia’s struggle for peace

TRANSLATED BY JOYCE CHEN AND PROOFREAD BY RHONA KAPPLER It has been over a year since the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a far-left guerrilla movement, signed a peace agreement, and since the latter’s transformation into a political party. This agreement is yet to be received unanimously by the people […]

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