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Evelina Tancheva

Slavery is not a history book chapter but a present-day catastrophe

Article 4 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights globally signed in 1948 officially ends global slavery, stating “No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.” However, seventy years later, not all humanity has accepted it and in some countries, the conditions remain stagnant compared to the ones during the transatlantic slave trade period. Read More Slavery is not a history book chapter but a present-day catastrophe

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monument to Conrad Schumann jumping over the Berlin wall

The other wall in the Cold War

There is a town, it is in Italy, that has been split into two by a wall and this was not the first time that it was happening. A line marked on the pavement cuts into two on one of its squares, and a wire netting was placed on it

Lights and shadows of the Asian Giant: Human Rights in China

The human rights situation in the People’s Republic of China is still today extremely controversial. Despite the economic openness and reforms of recent years, many international human rights associations continue to brand the Chinese legal system as “arbitrary, corrupt and unable to provide the proper safeguard” due to the numerous violations of

How is Norway approaching the coronavirus?

DISCLAIMER: This article is written in the best intentions to inform the reader about the situation in Norway, and the Nordic countries. However, I am a Norwegian citizen, which means this article will be colored by my perspective. The Covid-19 epidemic has been spreading fast. Well over 2 million people

Mexico: a dreamlike trip from the surface to the depths

Sunglasses, bags, shop; sunglasses, hats, sandals,; sunglasses, hats, bags, bar; sunglasses, bar, bags; more sunglasses, bar, bar, bags, hats, sandals, sunglasses, a club. I know that I am in Mexico, Playa del Carmen to be precise, but the endless, repetitive sequence of well known shops and brands, combined with just a

Slavery is not a history book chapter but a present-day catastrophe

Article 4 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights globally signed in 1948 officially ends global slavery, stating “No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.” However, seventy years later, not all humanity has accepted it and in some countries, the conditions remain stagnant compared to the ones during the transatlantic slave trade period. Read More Slavery is not a history book chapter but a present-day catastrophe

CAMBODIA: history of a non-place as long as you don’t get there

The streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital, make visible that Cambodia is in the middle of Thailand and Vietnam: its traffic jams are dense, and people drive on the right side, but it is nothing compared to Vietnamese streets with their continuous flow of motorbikes running and parked everywhere. Being

Vietnam Today – Communiste …moi non plus

What will be published here will be not a report, not a diary, not a set of documents. Instead, it will be a set of experiences, sensations, impressions that I developed through what I saw and the people I met in this beautiful country of South-East Asia. A country that

The Llanito concern

Throughout history there have not been many small territories so outstanding like Gibraltar. A small peninsula with less than 7km² dominated by a 426 meters high rock. A calcareous massif formed around 200 million years ago at the door of the Mediterranean see. An extremely important strategical and military settlement

enfants de Thaïlande

Take Care Kids: Prendre soin des enfants dans les cabanes en Thaïlande

« Quand une personne fait une expérience de travail en Thaïlande, peu importe sa durée, elle ne voit rien ou presque » : Ce sont les premiers mots que Giorgio m’a dits au téléphone juste après que je me suis présenté en lui expliquant avoir vécu là-bas pour une période. Son

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