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About Moh Hamdi

Mohamed Hamdi is a historian and essayist based in Luxembourg. He can be reached at

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Facebook and journalism. Part two

Facebook has fundamentally changed the news ecosystem and has, in fact, jeopardised press freedom and plurality – whether willingly or not.

Facebook and journalism. Part one

How Facebook turned into the world’s biggest news platform, with newsrooms and journalists paving the way.

LuxLeaks court case against two whistleblowers and a journalist

As Luxembourg strives to mend its tarnished image with a 'Nation Branding' scheme, a lawsuit against two whistleblowers and a journalist puts the small country back into the international spotlight.

Black Garden: Armenia and Azerbaijan through peace and war

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a devastating, yet little-known war at the gates of Europe which to this day remains unresolved. Book review.

No weapons for the rebels

The potential for arms to be used against Syrian civilians who have suffered most throughout the two years of civil war is not among the primary considerations of the arms-exporting west. One may wonder whether it is of any concern at all.

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