Daily Archives: October 20, 2017

International Solidarity A Forgotten Force? The Case Of Catalonia.

When walking through the sheltered streets of Bloomsbury, London, certain sights tend to draw our attention: the dominating presence of the British museum, the green lawns and tall trees of Russell Square, the hustle and bustle of University College London and the School of Oriental and African Studies. But the […]

Wildfires Spread Across Portugal, Galicia And Asturias

´´Is this what the apocalypse feels like?´´ A thought shared by many on Monday 16th October. The day before, strong but hot winds had swept an unfamiliar humidity around the westerly parts of coastal Asturias, leaving an unnerving confusion in the air. This was another uncomfortable part of the deadly […]

Anti-Government Protests In Lomé Result In Civilian Casualties

On Thursday 19th October, five anti-government protesters were shot and injured by police during sporadic clashes in Togo’s capital city of Lomé. According to the spokesman of the main opposition party Alliance Nationale pour le Changement (ANC), Eric Dupuy, two of the five injured during the protests are in critical […]

Raqqa Recaptured

Celebrations have begun in Raqqa, Syria after the Islamic State’s (IS) stronghold on the region has been withdrawn. Kurdish forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by U.S. militia, are responsible for the recapturing, and have rightfully raised their flags across the province. The groups have been combatting IS […]