Discussion more important than elections in Ethiopia

The ethnic division is a widespread problem in Ethiopia, says Yibe Assefa. Photo: Jasmine Halki, flickr.com.

Of: Ida Kronberg

Ethiopian democracy is being challenged by pandemics and ethnic conflicts. The national election has been moved forward, at the same time as unrest has escalated into civil war. Lawyer Yibe Assefa calls for a discussion on how the ethnic federal state can be reformed.  

December 3, 2020, Interview

Europe in Africa: The reversed migration crisis

The most common illegal migrant route into Ceuta is climbing the barbed wire at the border to Morocco. Photo: Markus Barnevik Olsson.

Of: Markus Barnevik Olsson

2020 will go down in history as the year of turbulent surprises. Ceuta, a Spanish enclave in northern Morocco, is certainly not an exception. COVID-19 has triggered a reversed migration crisis in the EU's barbed-fenced stronghold on the African continent.

November 9, 2020, English, Long read, Shops

Europe in Africa: The reversed migration crisis

The most common illegal migrant route into Ceuta is climbing the barbed wire at the border to Morocco. Photo: Markus Barnevik Olsson.

Of: Markus Barnevik Olsson

2020 will go down in history as the year of turbulent surprises. Ceuta, a Spanish enclave in northern Morocco, is certainly not an exception. COVID-19 has triggered a reversed migration crisis in the EU's barbed-fenced stronghold on the African continent.

November 9, 2020, English, FUF-correspondents, Shops, News article

Buddhists in Myanmar continue to deny crimes against humanity

Today, most Rohingya are stateless and lack citizenship in their home country. Photo: canva.com.

Of: Niklas Foxeus

For the first time, deserted soldiers in Myanmar testify about mass killings and rapes in 2017 against Rohingya carried out on the orders of their officers. More than 10 Rohingya are said to have been killed and more than 000 people have fled to Bangladesh due to the violence of the Burmese arm.

October 6, 2020, Analysis

Debaters demand that the EU put pressure on Turkey on the migration issue

Flags of Turkey and the EU

The EU should immediately suspend negotiations with Turkey on EU membership, some debaters write.

Of: Ina Carlsson

The EU's conflict with Turkey over who will receive the many migrants continues. Several debaters believe that the EU must put pressure on Turkish President Erdogan to reach a new migration agreement. In addition, this week WWF has been criticized for its support for cotton certifications.

March 12, 2020, Current debate

Do not disappoint children and young people on the run

Children and Emelie Weski

A large proportion of migrants at the EU border are children. Sweden must take its responsibility and protect them, writes Emelie Weski. Photo: Pixabay and Joakim Lindgren

Of: Emelie Weski

Jimmie Åkesson distributes leaflets in Turkey, Ulf Kristersson poses in hunting clothes and Stefan Löfven waits for help. At the same time, children and young people are being shelled at EU borders. Now Sweden must take its responsibility and help the children who need our protection, writes Emelie Weski from LSU - Sweden's Youth Organizations.

March 11, 2020, Debate

Refugees at the EU border stir up emotions

Migrants in Greece

The migrants who try to enter the EU stir up strong emotions on debate and leadership sides in Sweden. Photo: Freedom House

Of: Rine Mansouri

After Turkey opened its borders with Greece this weekend, there has been a debate about Sweden's responsibility to receive refugees and respect the right to asylum. Debate and leader pages have advocated everything from tougher boundaries to more solidarity with the people who are fleeing.

March 5, 2020, Current debate