“Either you are with the crusaders or you are with Islam.” Dabiq – the Islamic State’s propaganda magazine – in 2014. (1) It is said that in the Middle East the land does not forget. Contemporary politics in the Middle East owe much to the memory of the medieval crusades. Fought over the course of… Read More From the Crusades to the Digital Caliphate
For the next season at the Global Oyster I will be dedicating myself to forgotten tragedies around the world. I will report on wars that are less covered by mainstream media, providing analysis on hidden violations of humanitarian law and attempting to voice different points of view by involving affected citizens, mainly young students, to… Read More The Issue of Palestine Seen Through the Eyes of a Gazawi
This video went viral in the last two weeks and it’s never too late to share it. Every year we see different awareness campaigns, like a “photo a day” or a “one second a day”, many times with celebrities who usually catch more the attention of the audience, or with common war-scenes. This one is part… Read More “Just because it isn’t happening here, doesn’t mean it isn’t happening”
The Syrian scenario, by now, is considered something very evasive. There is a legitimate government, ruled by Bashar al-Assad, which is strongly and militarily contested by rebels. There is a President of the United States, Barack Obama, who won the Peace Nobel Prize in 2009 and who wants to attack Damascus, in 2013. There is… Read More Why Does Obama Want to Intervene in Syria ?
Former U.S. Secretary of State tells CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour that he supports Obama’s decision to take military action in Syria. “We can’t be the world’s policeman,” he tells Amanpour, “but we can be the world’s last resort.” Take a look at the video. Chiara Romano Bosch
CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour asks Syria’s ambassador to the UN, Bashar Jaafari, how he sleeps at night. Jaafari replies that ““We are not war mongers. We are not war advocates. We are a peaceful nation, a small nation, and we don’t pretend to be equally strong enough to confront the United States military.” While the… Read More Interview with Syrian ambassador to the UN
A new wave of immigrants disembarked on the coast of Sicily and Calabria (South of Italy) throughout the month of August in inhumane conditions and after a blunt rejection from the Mediterranean neighbour, Malta. 600 immigrants only on 15 August between Sicily and Calabria, including 106 people saved offshore 90 miles south of Lampedusa, and… Read More Italy faces another wave of immigrants, emergency or not emergency?