Colonialism
A racist party and the sway of king Leopold’s ghost

A recent ‘African-themed party’ in Brussels shows that many Belgians have not reflected on or learnt from the lessons of their horrific past as a colonial power which was one of the most brutal eras in Africa history

Protests intensify over proposed telescope on Native Hawaiian sacred site

Native Hawaiians have been protesting the construction of the Thirty Meters Telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea and have shut down all observatories on the mountain

Mauritius represses pro-independence protesters in Rodrigues

The uncovering of a treasure on the coast of Rodrigues has sparked a debate around the island’s autonomy and the struggle for independence from its colonial occupier Mauritius

The year in review: a look at our coverage

Where do we fight? Why will we win? Here’s a look at the struggles that define the world

“We ask for nothing more but to live freely on our land”

Bachraya Abahazem, an activist from Western Sahara was “disappeared” for more than a decade in one of Morocco’s clandestine detention centers. He talks about the torture in these centers and the struggle of his people for freedom

The Absentees of Wadi Salib

Palestinian writer Shaden Heib looks at the ‘ongoing Nakba’ in Wadi Salib, a neighborhood in the city of Haifa from where Palestinians were evicted. Palestinians commemorate the anniversary of the Nakba or catastrophe every year on May 15

Cayman Islands UK parliamentary report on Overseas Territories irks leaders of the territories

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

Chagos Verdict ‘The UK should immediately return the Chagos To Mauritius,’ said the International Court of Justice

The United Kingdom had coaxed Mauritius to sell the Chagos Islands to them for a meager compensation, and later leased it to the US to set up a military base by deporting hundreds of native Chagossians

Agroecology in Puerto Rico: building alternatives to colonialism and capitalism

The movement for people’s agroecology seeks to empower the peasantry of the island through encouraging collectivism and cooperatives

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