Jan 9th, 2014
Opposition Radio: Anybody Listening in Eritrea? Eritrea’s geographical location and particularly its altitude was a unique place for good reception of radio transmissions from all over the world, long before the satellite technology made its emergence. Michela Wrong once described the Hamasien platea...
Apr 5th, 2013
by Herman Grech The media is largely responsible for fuelling racist and xenophobic sentiments. Yes, I’m the first to admit it. Some news organisations have been responsible for driving racist stereotypes of African migrants, often without realising it. Some years back, I recall a front-page headline...
In Cote d'Ivoire
Nov 12th, 2012
Voting in the General Assembly to elect 18 members of the UN Human Rights Council. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas The General Assembly today elected 18 countries to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) for a period of three years beginning on 1 January 2013. Argentina, Brazil, Côte d’Ivoire...
In World News
May 5th, 2012
Above a cheap mobile phone shop in a chaotic street in north Delhi, there is a grimy apartment whose peeling walls are decorated with photographs of adoring mothers nursing their babies. The woman cooing at her child in the biggest portrait is beautiful, white and affluent-looking — in stark contrast...