The downfall of Qaddafi saw an effervescence of street art against his long dictatorship. The uncensored testimonies on the walls of Libya reveal deep frustrations and a longing desire for freedom. Writer: Juan Garrigues Photographer: Theodoros Stamatiadis Tripoli is a mosaic of colors. Green, red and black flags flutter on every corner of Libya’s capital. [...]
During and after the fall of Qaddafi, street art has filled the walls of Libya. Here is a selection of graffiti in Tripoli. Photographer: Theo Stamatiadis Writer: Juan Garrigues
Nabil al-Araby, Secretary-General of the Arab League, comments on the UN Security Council meeting where Russia and China vetoed a resolution on Syria. Writer: Boštjan Videmšek The Russian and Chinese veto [Feb.4, 2012] of a UN resolution on Syria annulled any potential action. Is this a “license to kill” for Bashar al-Assad’s regime? No, I [...]
Investigating the crimes committed during Qaddafi’s regime is not one of the priorities of the new Libyan authorities who are now moving to create a new state from scratch.
Writer: Rosa Meneses
Photographer: Jure Erzen
UN resolution 1979 (2011) on the Western Sahara does not bring independence any closer for the Sahrawi people; it does not even improve human rights; it merely endorses the Moroccan monarchy.
Writer: Eduardo Trillo
Photographer: Alan Gignoux
The story of an Eritrean man epitomizes the sub-Saharan struggle to cross the desert, to survive slavery in Libya, and to breach the walls of Europe.
Writer: Bostjan Videmsek | Photographer: Jure Erzen
This special energy report on Portugal’s foreign relations across North Africa was on display at the first Global Clean Energy Forum organized by the International Herald Tribune at the Four Seasons Ritz Hotel in Lisbon on September 30 – October 1, 2010. The Portugal & Energy Across North Africa report was also included in the REVOLVE Winter 2010/11 issue.
Writer: Miguel Nunes Silva