Jun 20 2017

Lebanon’s political crisis drags on as politicians agree to extend their mandate a third time

Lebanon has been facing a political vacuum with its parliament’s term of office due to expire on June 20. But a new draft law has sought to delay the crisis once more, extending parliament’s term until fresh elections can be held. Months of dispute and weeks of hard negotiations came to a head on Friday as …

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Jun 14 2017

Dialogo Tripoli-Tobruk: un pre-accordo senza intesa

L’incontro tra Sarraj e Haftar del 2 maggio ha indicato una possibile apertura ad un accordo di unità sulla Libia. Rimane ancora lunga la strada per porre fine alla rivalità tra Tripoli e Tobruk senza consenso tra le varie parti nella scena politica.   Un pre-accordo di massima quello tra il generale Khalifa Haftar e …

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May 24 2017

Never Ending Injustice for Pinar Selek

Sentenced once again in her 19 years ongoing case, Turkish writer and activist Pinar Selek does not give up. She is being prosecuted for defending minority rights.   Pinar Selek, a well-known Turkish sociologist and peace and human rights activist, bears witness to the truth and safeguards the dignity of human beings. Celebrated abroad, Pinar …

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