Si è recentemente tornati a parlare del fenomeno dell’acqua come arma strategica di guerra, utilizzata nel corso della storia per far pressione sui propri nemici. Negli ultimi anni questo fenomeno sembra essersi intensificato ed aver assunto nuove dinamiche, forse anche a causa dell’avanzamento del cambiamento climatico. Caso emblematico e ancora poco discusso è quello della Libia, dove il problema dell’acqua si aggiunge a una situazione già estremamente tesa.
On 30 June 2020, the Chinese Government passed the Hong Kong Security Law, a much debated piece of legislation which was welcomed with strong protests both in the region and at an international level.
How will the new law concretely affect Hong Kong? And how did international actors respond to it?
The history of colonialism in Britain is undeniably hidden from view, leaving the majority of the population educationally neglected on such a vital period of history. Introducing the topic to the country’s curriculum could have a profound impact on the majority of groups in society.
In East Asia, some small cities could even be considered more powerful than big countries. This analytical report compares the political and economic structures of Hong Kong and Singapore, two leading Asian Tigers, concluding that their differences continuously unite and divide them over time, but that one cannot survive without the other.
Over the past few weeks we’ve seen many headlines about Donald Trump threatening to remove US troops from Germany, but what are these threats all about? Find the saga explored below.
On June 14th, Sarah Hegazy, a 30 years-old Egyptian queer activist, took her own life in Canada, where she moved out after being detained in Egypt. The news spread throughout mass media: three years ago, during Mashrou’ Leila’s concert, she waved the flag symbol of LGBT+ rights and movement, which was the cause of her painful detention that lasted three months.
The murder of George Floyd was one of the numerous cases of police brutality towards African-American people. This specific case seems to have raised unprecedented awareness about racism and initiated a series of protests under the slogan “black lives matter.” TNGO political analyst Aurora Ceccotti interviewed Caroline Skye Grossman, who explains what it is like to actively take part of this movement, protesting in the streets of New York.
Media Freedom is currently under attack in several countries.
Many journalists, reporters and media professionals are being detained, attacked and threatened.
Is the European Union taking sufficient measures to guarantee media freedom?
In May 2020, a spark of conflict re-ignited a long-standing border dispute between China and India.
How can the two nuclear powers de-escalate the tensions?
Nel 2020 continua il processo di espansionismo turco nel Corno d’Africa ed in particolare in Somalia. Quale sarà la finalità degli accordi presi da Erdoğan?