• The Shattered Dreams of Nigerian Sex Workers in Italy 

    By on Feb. 3, 2015

    When the dream of a better life in Europe becomes a nightmare. According to the Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime, at least 10,000 young Nigerian women are engaged in forced prostitution on streets of Italy

  • Bratislava: I am my own Master

    By on July 29, 2014

    The mas­ter of their own fu­ture. The eco­nomic boom of Bratislava is all about the women. The daugh­ters of the last gen­er­a­tion born under com­mu­nism are the real pro­tag­o­nists of the eco­nomic and so­cial re­nais­sance of the Slo­vak cap­i­tal. They all share the same phi­los­o­phy: I am my own mas­ter. 

  • Independent Scotland: Edinburgh's Best Bet

    By on July 22, 2014

    In­depen­dence from Lon­don? The ref­er­en­dum de­cided by the Par­lia­ment on the Royal Mile for Sep­tem­ber 18th is ap­proach­ing. In Ed­in­burgh, the fu­ture of the cur­rency and petroleum is up for grabs. Mean­while the book­ies are hav­ing a ball: record bets in Glas­gow and seven-digit wins are ex­pected. 

  • The Tunisian bloggers: Revolution 2.0?

    By on March 9, 2014

    In 2011, the world celebrated the Tunisian revolution 2.0. If the bloggers were the heroes, the internet was their weapon of choice. Three years later, in the midst of cyber threats and the return of the traditional political parties, social media has turned out to be a double-edged sword even for those who were at the forefront of the mobilization. Long live the bloggers?

  • Bosnia-herzegovina: Sarajevo's rude awakening

    By on Feb. 19, 2014

    Bosnian civil society woke up after a 20 years long hibernation. In the first week of February, 2014, the streets of Sarajevo were full of protesters opposing the parasitism of the political class. Violence in the conflicts between police and civilians is inscreasing.

  • Sakhr Al Makhadhi talks Syria and journalism

    By on Jan. 22, 2014

    From blog­ger to Syria ex­pert for the BBC. Born in the United King­dom, from a Yemeni Ara­bic fa­ther and an Eng­lish mother, Sakhr Al-Makhadhi grew up in the midst of news­pa­pers and pol­i­tics. Today he has but one goal: elu­ci­dat­ing the Mid­dle East for the pub­lic.