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13.11.2018

Deaths before data

Weighing whether famine will be declared in Yemen, as fighting intensifies and peace talks are delayed
Online article
28.2.2017

Dancing in Damascus by miriam cooke review – Syrian culture responds

The story of the Syrian people is usually one of refugees and victims, but this study details artistic resistance at a time of crisis.
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6.2.2017

Iran sanctions: US gears up for showdown with global terror 'champion'

Donald Trump will try to roll back Iran’s expanding influence in the Middle East

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8.10.2018

Irak, l'éden perdu des Arabes des marais / Max Rodenbeck... [et al.]

Quand le rai de lumière de la lampe-torche de son téléphone portable s’arrête sur des silhouettes de femmes délicatement sculptées dans la roche, des larmes de joie coulent sur son visage. L’archéologue Layla Salih vient de découvrir dans les ruines fumantes de Mossoul un bas-relief unique datant...
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17.9.2018

Wahlen und politische Partizipation / Rosa Zechner... [et al.]

Der Anlass für den Schwerpunkt unserer Herbstausgabe ist das 100-Jahr-Jubliäum des Frauenwahlrechts in Österreich. Aktuell hat das österreichische Parlament einen Frauenanteil von 35,52 Prozent. Im weltweiten Vergleich landet Österreich damit zwar im oberen Drittel, aber auf den ersten Plätzen...

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Political article
12.10.2018

Moving beyond resistance

Human rights and democracy activists are not only targeted by the powerful in authoritarian countries. Time to develop new visions and strategies.
Article as analysis
27.10.2017

AIIB: New global player under scrutiny

“The AIIB can contribute significantly to (…) promoting sustainable economic development in Asia”, the Swiss Government stated in August 2015 justifying Switzerland's involvement in the AIIB. Time for an interim appraisal.
Article as analysis
12.7.2017

Investing responsibly in Iran – is this possible?

Enterprises must respect human rights, including when investing abroad. What should Switzerland's role be in opening up Iran, the investor El Dorado?

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