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Brazil’s new president: A threat to the Amazon and its indigenous people

The Philippines may have replaced Brazil for the first time as the most dangerous country on earth for people who defend their land and environment but that does not make the Latin American country a paradise for indigenous people – quite the contrary. The tribes of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest fear they will be destroyed by … Read more →

The Sudan Revolution is a Woman… and She’s Angry

It all started in December 2018 when thousands took to the streets of Khartoum in protest of Omar Al-Bashir’s oppressive, impoverishing and violent regime. What began as a demonstration against the rising costs of living had rapidly turned into a full-fledged revolution, through which the people were demanding the demise of Bashir’s dictatorship and the … Read more →

Sudan: Social Media Movements that Documented the Carnage have Now Gone Quiet

A few weeks ago, social media was painted blue, with the word ‘Sudan’ appearing in every new hashtag. This was the result of news spreading across social media platforms of the large-scale violence against protestors in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum. This news dominated Twitter and Instagram as users all over the world sought to raise awareness … Read more →

The UK Home Office is holding children’s rights to ransom

The “hostile environment”; a policy that has seamlessly lurched from one controversy to the other. The brainchild of Theresa May’s time in the Home Office likely needs little introduction, but the “hostile environment” is – essentially – the idea that we can drive immigration numbers down by making the United Kingdom a horrible place for … Read more →

The Challenge of Disinformation before Elections

Ethiopia hosted the main celebration of 26th World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) in Addis Ababa. The celebration was special in that the host country is undergoing political change which included promotion of freedom of the press. Ethiopia, according to Reporters without Borders, ranked 110th in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index; however, it has improved … Read more →

Explosion of the Silenced Questions in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is at a time when it has to pay the costs of past repression. Even though it is trying to reform politically, it is also facing the consequence of antagonising political relationship. A lot of positive political changes have happened since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was sworn in in 2018. Ethiopia has made peace … Read more →

The New Era of Media in Ethiopia

The main celebration of World Press Freedom Day 2019 will take place in Ethiopia the 3rd of May. This is one of the biggest surprises for one who knows Ethiopia’s record in freedom of the press. What has motivated UNESCO to host the celebration in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia? Dead Ends of the Old Era According … Read more →

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