El Salvador’s Bukele must change course before it’s too late

The Salvadoran president is increasingly shrinking civil spaces and undermining institutions.

The hypocrisy of Emmerson Mnangagwa

We should not take Mnangagwa's claim that he is working to further democracy and human rights…

Why are white elites afraid of Black babies?

What the latest controversial statements by the UK's Prince William reveal about white angst.

Can Ethiopia avert deepening turmoil and prioritise peace?

To achieve peace, both sides in Ethiopia's conflict will need to accept some difficult truths.

The UK is facing an epidemic of violence against women and girls

None of us has the luxury to watch this struggle from afar any more - this…

The UK government is on the wrong side of history… again

Hamas's designation as a terror group in the UK is yet another attempt to suppress pro-Palestinian…

Mass surveillance fuels oppression of Uighurs and Palestinians

Israel, like China, has weaponised surveillance technology to suppress peaceful dissent.

There is need for a truly independent probe into Ethiopia abuses

The joint OHCHR/EHRC investigation into alleged atrocities in Tigray failed to establish a path towards accountability.

COP26 was a flop but there is still hope

Only revolutionary activism can help save civilisation from a climate catastrophe.

When Israel invades your home

Under Israeli occupation, Palestinian children are not safe even at their own homes.

The ‘net zero’ myth

Setting 'net-zero' goals will not help us rein in global warming.

An ode to train travel

During the 28.5 hours I spent on the Turkish Eastern Express, I was able to suspend…

What role can nuclear energy play in Africa’s climate transition?

African states should not be denied the opportunity to use nuclear energy, but it should be…

Green Hydrogen: The new scramble for North Africa

European plans for hydrogen energy projects in North Africa smack of green colonialism.

China’s FOBS test was not a ‘Sputnik moment’

However, the current trends still indicate a dangerous trajectory towards a new arms race between the…

Why I left Hong Kong

The national security law and its chilling effect on our civil liberties compelled me to leave…

Sudan’s coup is on shaky ground

There has never been a more apt time to push for the complete dismantling of military…

China’s rise and America’s decline spell conflict

Monday's summit between Xi and Biden addressed everything from trade to security and human rights, but…

The narrow path to freedom

On this year's UNESCO World Philosophy Day, we need philosophy more than ever before.

Who is benefitting from the Poland-Belarus border crisis?

The escalation of tensions in Eastern Europe is a convenient smokescreen for domestic troubles.