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Israel is trying hard to erase Jerusalem’s Palestinians

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And it has made colonial violence a permanent feature of Palestinian lives in the holy city.

It is becoming harder to deny that Israel is an apartheid state

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Now, the international community needs to take action to end this decades-old system of oppression.

Africa should develop its own electric vehicle agenda

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Without careful planning, electrification of transport can result in more, not less, pollution in Africa.

Online violence is silencing women journalists

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Governments need to take action to protect women journalists from increasing online threats.

The environmental and labour movements must work together

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There is a growing recognition that environmental and social justice must go hand-in-hand.

Why the events in Jaffa of May 1, 1921 are important today

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From May 1, 1921 to May 1, 2021, everything and nothing has changed between Israelis and Palestinians.

A new approach to elections in Palestine

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When the legislative elections do take place, Palestinians should vote to reject the status quo.

‘Do not resuscitate’ discussions: Can we do better?

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COVID-19 must not be used as an excuse to avoid difficult discussions about Do Not Attempt CPR decisions.

Africa’s LGBTQ communities need more protection and support

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South Africa should take the lead in the fight against homophobic hate crimes on the continent.

The real ‘second-class citizens’ of academia

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Whatever injustices he may have endured in his career, Cornel West is still part of the privileged class in academia.

Biden’s ‘stratagem’ is no grand strategy for a superpower

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The Biden administration cannot afford to continue doing foreign policy without a clear direction.

Studying Dalit history in the 21st century

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Dalit studies are about much more than the enquiry of victimhood.

What is our art doing in their capitals?

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Why is the Western public sphere so shocked that Tehran is hosting a vast collection of Western art?

Broader US government surveillance powers won’t make us safer

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They will open the door to more abuse.

With global solidarity, Mozambique can overcome its crisis

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The country needs urgent help with debt relief and humanitarian aid.

Hong Kong visas could be the making of post-Brexit Britain

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The UK has a unique opportunity to show how it can lead on immigration policy.

Kenya’s satire is under threat

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Kenyans have long challenged power by laughing. But the Kenyan government has started cracking down on humour.

Why Quo Vadis, Aida? deserves an Oscar

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Jasmila Žbanić’s masterful film asks us to open our eyes, speak up and act to save lives.

What is next for Aleksey Navalny’s movement?

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Navalny can still bring tens of thousands onto the streets, but a major anti-Putin uprising remains unlikely.

The Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism is an orientalist text

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The JDA fails to produce true opposition to the core problem of the IHRA definition: the silencing of Palestinians.

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