In a courageous and unique act of
collective action, students at the University of Khartoum in Sudan have gone on
strike to protest the killing of a fellow student; demanding justice and a
campus free of violence. Will their demands be met?
the face of a witch-hunt and physical attacks against their members, the Barakat
citizen's movement will not give up the call for peaceful democratic
transition, Karima Bennoune reports on the post-election challenges that lie ahead.
Well-being is not just a luxury for good economic times. Reducing poverty and promoting equality are more important goals than simply increasing the size of the economy. To this end, new data shows that stability is better than growth.
An anti-fascist festival in Athens
earlier this month brought activists from across Greece and Europe together to
build solidarity and co-ordinate resistance against Golden Dawn. Niki
Seth-Smith reports on the debates on sexism, homophobia, fascist attacks,
gender roles, and much more .
While religion is foundational to human rights,
it is also problematic. Broad concepts of religion often obscure identity and
hide an imperialistic organization of the world. How, then, can we understand
religion as more than an external social category that only protects
theoretical rights, rather than lived realities?
April 20, 2014, marks the fiftieth anniversary
of Nelson Mandela's speech from the dock at Rivonia. What is the legacy of that
trial? What does it mean for South Africans and for all those who struggle