Opinion

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    Language oppression in France?

    Nicolette Teta | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    ON SEPTEMBER 16, Institut Montaigne, a non-profit, trans-partisan think-tank based in France released a 617-page report titled ‘The Islamist Factory’ by Hakim El Karoui....

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    The bride hunt

    Rafia Zakaria | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    WE HAVE all heard or overheard this conversation. ‘We are looking for a bride for our son,’ a woman exclaims to another woman at a...

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    Not all quiet on South China Sea

    Gerry Brown | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    THE near collision last week between a US warship and a Chinese destroyer in the Spratlys was more than two naval powers playing cat and...

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    But world fails Nadia’s Yazidi people

    Lara Whyte | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    YAZIDI activist and ISIS survivor Nadia Murad has been named this year’s Nobel peace prize winner, along with Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege, for their efforts...

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    Demonstrating commitment to promise of ‘never again’

    Adama Dieng | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    THIS year we will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention)....

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    Interview of Bosse Kramsjo, a participant

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    SWEDEN, an amazing economy to many utopians or to the naive about capitalism, is experiencing pains that capitalist economies feel. Capitalist crisis has already torn...

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    If democracy subverts itself

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    AN OLD-FASHIONED Marxist sobriquet for democracy we pine for and are frustrated by in turn is ‘bourgeois democracy’. Another word for it, which suits the...

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    No legitimate reason to impose sanctions on Iran

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    AFRIEND in Tehran tells me that he marvels at the attitude of the United States ruling establishment towards Iran. ‘Why do they hate us so...

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    A promise that needs follow-up

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    SOON after his return from New York where he addressed the UN General Assembly, president Maithripala Sirisena ordered the return of all land in the...

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    What now with Digital Security Act?

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    The Digital Security Act is now a law, no matter how much it is disliked by editors and journalists. That there is a need for...

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