NEPAL: Youths take to streets saying no to Ethnic based federalism (VIDEO)

Shouting and chanting slogans of unity and sovereignty, a group of youth activists came out on streets voicing and protesting against the about to be enacted ethnic based federalism in Nepal. From the past four years Nepal has been trying to establish a stable system through its constitution and adaptation of the new federalism practice. [...]

Nepal shut down program makes normal life hard (video)

Nepal Shut down program of Thursday has hit the Nepalese people hard in regards to their daily lives and in their operational activities. From early morning roads were empty and shops were closed. The Joint Struggle Committee for National Integrity and Ethnic Goodwill Committee has threatened the government for an uncertain shutdown program till the [...]

Fairness and Balance

Introduction How can one write fair and balanced, illuminating all sides of a story, an issue, an event? It is easy to place the burden of some unfortunate event on one shoulder, specifically when dealing with politics. Indeed, some political leaders are abject, sly, disloyal and without scrupulous but who gave them the opportunity to [...]

The Slippery Slope of Authoritarianism

Whoever thinks that this is a JOKE, please think again! Suriname is on the slippery slope of authoritarianism, becoming a lawless society. Last week two reporters were threatened just because they were doing there jobs, reporting about the loss of moral compass, reporting about social decay. There is little room for optimism, because too many [...]

‘Self Determination Friday’ again underscores divisions within Egyptian opposition

Tens of thousands (some say more than 100.000) demonstrated on Friday on Tahrir Square in Cairo against military rule and for a handover of power to civilian rule. The presence of Islamists like the Muslim Brothers and Salafists was heavily dominant, but ‘civil’ forces like the April 6 Movement and some liberal parties were also [...]

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