HOW TO NAVIGATE THE MEDIA MINEFIELD? Dangerous reporting on the war in Ukraine

Sat 26 November 2022:   As the war in Ukraine hits nine months, the news output is becoming harder, not easier, to navigate. Much of the coverage is misleading at best and dangerous at worst – and with the war showing no signs of stopping, even the term diplomacy has somehow become a dirty word. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  […]

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EXTREME HEATWAVES MAY LEAD TO UNSUSTAINABLE LIFE, SAY UN AND RED CROSS

Tue 11 October 2022:  Heatwaves will become so extreme in certain regions of the world within decades that human life there will be unsustainable, the United Nations and the Red Cross said Monday. Heatwaves are predicted to “exceed human physiological and social limits” in the Sahel, the Horn of Africa and south and southwest Asia, […]

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UNPRECEDENTED LEAK EXPOSES INNER WORKINGS OF UK LABOUR PARTY

Sat 24 September 2022:  The leaked documents, obtained by Al Jazeera, reveal how party officials smear and intimidate rivals. Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit (I-Unit) has obtained the largest leak in British political history, exposing how unelected officials undermined democracy within the Labour Party. The leaked data comprises 500 gigabytes of documents, emails, video and audio […]

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WHAT IS FUELLING INTOLERANCE IN INDIA? (WATCH)

Wed 29 December 2021: India’s government is under pressure to curb growing hate speech and attacks against religious minorities. Human rights organisations around the world are sounding the alarm on India. They say hate speech is fuelling violence and intolerance against minorities to levels never seen before. Recent attacks against Muslims and Christians have been […]

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WHO IS ABDUL RASHID DOSTUM? DEFENDING MAZAR-I-SHARIF FROM TALIBAN

  Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had flown to Mazar-i-Sharif on Wednesday to rally the city’s defences, meeting with several militia commanders, including Abdul Rashid Dostum. Dostum, is one of Afghanistan’s most notorious warlords, once described by Afghan President Ghani himself as a “known killer.”  Dostum was involved in a 2001 massacre that killed more than […]

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