Perspectives

What does Russia stand to gain from a ceasefire in Ukraine?

The Syrian example demonstrates that Russia’s declaration of ceasefires to allow the establishment of humanitarian corridors in Ukraine may, in fact, be nothing more...

International Women’s Day: Evolution and challenges

Women's rights movements are not simply a different 'narrative'. They are grassroots and collective movements in action. Proclaimed by the UN in 1975, International Women's...

Russia-Ukraine war: Israel’s tricky balancing act

Tel Aviv is aiming to preserve its relationships with both Moscow and Kyiv, positioning itself as a possible mediator in the conflict. The Russia-Ukraine war is...

Surfacing of discrimination

Each 'Freudian slip' that makes a comparison between Ukraine and 'other' conflicts in developing and underdeveloped countries is only the continuation of the historical...

Is Russia losing the information war in Ukraine?

Russia’s information war did not proceed according to plan, much like its military decapitation strategy. In the past two decades, the Russian state and its...

Rather than helping, the international community is perpetuating Libya’s political uncertainty

The international community's approach towards the election process in Libya has been characterised by inconsistency and a lack of unity. Libya has been mired in...

Eric Zemmour: A nexus between French populism and political Christianity

The firebrand far-right candidate was provided his platform by a multi-billionaire media mogul – but it had some strings attached. With the first round of...

Libya’s election postponement farce: where do we go from here?

From the beginning, the election process in Libya was convoluted, confused, lacked clarity and transparency.  After weeks of uncertainty, Libya's electoral commission recently suggested the elections be pushed...

Voiceless no more: The Russell Tribunal on Kashmir

Civil society initiatives, such as Russell’s tribunal on Kashmir, enable human rights defenders and free societies to step up to the plate, hold criminal...

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