When the Egyptian military violently cracked down on supporters of the ousted President Mohamed Morsi, killing hundreds, protestors began raising the four-fingered 'Rabaa' salute to show solidarity with the victims. The sign has now become iconic.
India celebrates 70 years of freedom while the people of Kashmir struggle against a brutal crackdown by New Delhi.
Latin American countries alarmed at the potential return of US military intervention in Venezuela are fearful of the dark old days of the Monroe Doctrine. Regional mediation—not threats from the White House—is the key to solving the crisis.
Saudi Arabia has held meetings with two leaders from Iraq that have a violent sectarian past. In a bid to counter Iran's influence, the Saudis might be getting into bed with those accused of serious crimes against the Sunni population in Iraq.
Hate crimes in the European Union are on the rise and people of colour, especially Muslims, have been increasingly targeted in these crimes. But institutionalised racism, where no crimes are necessarily committed, is just as prevalent, and harmful.
Factions of the Christian militia known as the Sootoro are not independent forces, but in fact serve the agendas of the Syrian regime as well as those of the PKK terrorist organization.
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