One hundred years ago, during the Irish Civil War, the executive council of the British dominion of the Irish Free State executed four Irish republicans on December 8, 1922
In this episode of Dispatches from India, we take a look at how the country has fared 75 years after it won freedom after a glorious struggle against British colonialism
The British empire and the massive strides made by the United Kingdom in the age of colonization was built on the trade of opium that had a lasting effect on India and China. Journalists Nilanjan and Prabir Purkayastha, and author Thomas Manuel talk about the past and present of opium trade
Iakovos Tofari, head of the International Bureau of the Central Council of EDON and member of the EDON Executive Council, talks about COVID-19 in Cyprus and the role of the youth organization in various struggles
The government faced sharp criticism over its plans to commemorate the police forces that were involved in the repression of the independence struggle which critics alleged would be a celebration of the infamous ‘Black and Tans’
Since its founding in 1949, the Cyprus Peace Council has played a key role in restoring peace in the island and promoting reconciliation between the ethnic communities.
African and the Non-aligned countries, except Maldives, unitedly backed Mauritius’ claim for sovereignty over the Chagos. Australia, Hungary, Israel, Maldives, United Kingdom, and United States voted against the resolution.
The UK now says that the US military base ‘helps to protect people here in Britain and around the world from terrorist threats, organised crime and piracy’
Some political leaders in the islands even threatened to go for full independence from Britain, if it enforces the recommendations of the report, which seeks to give mainlanders the right to vote and influence local elections in the British Overseas Territories