A case of ‘double standards’ in Twitter’s enforcement policy?

TRANSLATED BY RHONA KAPPLER AND GENEVIEVE SILK With around 330 million ‘monthly active’ users, Twitter is the 12th most popular social network in the world. Created in 2006, the platform allows users to write tweets of up to 280 characters, as well as following other users and retweeting content from a multitude of accounts, from […]

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Is the Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the European Union a gateway to the integration of the Western Balkans?

TRANSLATED BY GENEVIEVE SILK AND LUCY HARRIES Ever since Bulgaria took presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1st January 2018, this small country of just 7.1 million inhabitants has been itching to play the role of a pivotal state by prioritising the European perspective of the Western Balkans. This goal is shared […]

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Ghouta’s ordeal told on social networks.

TRANSLATED BY BENJAMIN SCHOEB AND PROOFREAD BY ALICE DOWEK Inhabitants of the Eastern Ghouta, one of the last rebel strongholds in Syria, are using social media platforms to report their ordeal. Bombed by Bashar Al Assad’s military aircrafts, besieged, exposed to shortage of food, water and to the proliferation of diseases, it seems like the […]

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(Français) L’affaire SENAME ou le cauchemar des mineurs placés sous le contrôle de l’Etat Chilien

Sorry, this entry is only available in French and Italian. Clément PerrotÉtudiant en licence de droit public et de sciences politiques à Paris, je suis actuellement en échange universitaire à Santiago de Chile. Mes goûts pour l’écriture, le voyage et la photographie m’ont poussé à me dévouer à une carrière journalistique.

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Iran: women at the frontline of the resistance

TRANSLATED BY RHONA KAPPLER AND PROOFREAD BY GENEVIEVE SILK Last week in Paris, an international conference was held on the role of women in the Iranian fight for democracy and the protests that shook the country last month. Several dozen protesters killed by the forces of order, thousands of arbitrary arrests, a dozen killed by […]

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The Republic of Artsakh’s pursuit for international recognition

TRANSLATED BY JOYCE CHEN AND PROOFREAD BY LUCY HARRIES On 13 February this year, the self-proclaimed Republic of Artsakh, or ‘Nagorno-Karabakh’, celebrated 30 years of a liberation movement for their territory, which has an area of 11,430 square kilometres and 150,000 inhabitants. This territory borders Armenia and de facto belongs to the nation, but de […]

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MiFID II: towards greater consumer protection and transparence in European financial markets

TRANSLATED BY JOYCE CHEN AND PROOFREAD BY CARA EVANS-GILLEN The Markets in Financial (MiFI) Directive was launched on 3 January 2018 throughout the European Economic Area (EEA). MiFID II – Markets in Financial Instruments Directive – completes as well as differs from its predecessor from 2007, MiFID I. The directive aims to reinforce regulation of […]

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Mein Kampf: A Controversial New Edition

TRANSLATED BY BEN LITTLEDYKE AND GENEVIEVE SILK Adolf Hitler’s autobiographical work Mein Kampf entered the public domain in 2016, and copyright laws allow its free reproduction in most countries around the world. In France, the publishing house Favard has scheduled a meeting on the topic for 2018. With over 12 million copies published in Hitler’s […]

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