The Case of Burkina Faso: a Stimulus for Sleeping African Revolutions?

It all started last October 21 when the government of Burkina Faso, with a bill, attempted to transform Article 37 of the Constitution. The objective? To increase the number of presidential terms from two to three, so that the head of state in charge, Blaise Compaoré could recur in November of 2015. The Blaise Compaoré curriculum… Read More The Case of Burkina Faso: a Stimulus for Sleeping African Revolutions?

Indian State Gives Community Councils Carte Blanche

India’s dismal record of eradicating or even reducing sexual violence against women seems set to take a further nosedive if the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the erstwhile rising star among political parties, comes to power during the next general elections. A few days before former Delhi Chief Minister resigned from his post, following a stymieing… Read More Indian State Gives Community Councils Carte Blanche

Snipers shoot down civilians, the bloodshed continues in Egypt

The Day of Anger has begun this morning and is tragically ending marking the third day of fire and protests. In an alarming climate of civil war Egyptians are wondering why the military has staged a crackdown on protesters, why have been shooting their own people. The nation who has gained almost a  world record… Read More Snipers shoot down civilians, the bloodshed continues in Egypt

Vox Populi from Bulgaria: “I’m a citizen of the greatest liberal country in the world”.

“Dear reader,my name is Stefan. I am almost 22 years old and I come from Bulgaria. I’m writing this story with an existential conflict of love, denial, pain and pride. Why? Because I’m a citizen of the greatest liberal country in the world – Bulgaria. Irony – you think? Let me explain. My country was part… Read More Vox Populi from Bulgaria: “I’m a citizen of the greatest liberal country in the world”.