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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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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History, fantasies and realities: who truly are the Mormons?

Translated by Meyriam Bouali, proofread by Natacha Perrin The Mormon movement – officially called as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -Widely unknown in Europe, is now the 4th Church in the United States. Let’s relate its movement history and analyze its challenges, through the genesis of its emergence and the setting of […]

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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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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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The obscure path home: prolonged sufferings facing Rohingyas

As the plight of Rohingyas continues to drag on, little effort has been devoted to addressing issues like the ongoing conflicts, the repatriation of refugees, and the built-in racism of Burmese nationalism that is rooted in the crisis by Aung San Suu Kyi’s government. The world went blissed a couple of days earlier, hearing the […]

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