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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Baby Gangs : the mafiosi youth

translated by Natacha Perrin and proofread by Guéric Cardet and Lauren Valentine “We grew up alongside criminality” says a Neapolitan. Baby gangs are the new plague of this Italian city. They consist of children and teenagers who mainly come from historical and underprivileged Naples neighbourhoods. The latter grew up in a city ruled by the […]

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George Floyd’s Killing, the Embodiment of Racist Police Violence

Translated by Marine El Hajji “Eight minutes, it’s nothing, right? Such a small amount of time, and yet so long. Eight short minutes. You ever tried holding your breath for eight minutes? You couldn’t. George Floyd, with his face down on the ground, couldn’t do it either. Eight long minutes. First minute. Handcuffed, belly down, […]

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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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