Of: Rine Mansouri
After many rounds and launches, the Iraqi government has set a date for elections this year in October. In a country shaken by continuous protests for almost three years now, the election in October is a glimmer of light, no matter how small, but there are uncertainties about whether the election will even take place.
April 6, 2021, Chronicle
On Black Friday, we are encouraged to consume more than usual. It has created debate on Swedish opinion pages.
Of: Rebecka Rönnegård
Is climate colonialism behind Swedes' consumption? Or is it in fact poverty that causes emissions? These are issues that have been debated in connection with Black Friday and the UN climate summit in Madrid. In addition, Sweden's military efforts in Iraq and the new EU Commission have been discussed.
December 4, 2019, Current debate
In recent weeks, thousands of people have demonstrated in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq. Photo: Ali Hilal
Of: Mirjam Karim
In recent weeks, thousands of people have taken to the streets and demonstrated in Iraq. The people are protesting against corruption and for peace. Iraqi security forces have met with protesters with gunfire and tear gas.
November 27, 2019, News
Iraqi law gives women many rights, but in practice it looks different.
Of: Klara Strömberg
Iraq has long been marked by conflict and is today facing a recovery process after large parts of the country were occupied by the terrorist organization Islamic State. Katarina Carlberg from Kvinna till Kvinna talks about the current situation for women in Iraq.
March 21, 2019, Interview
Swedish citizenship has been discussed this week after the fall of the IS regime. Photo Trausti Evans Flickr
Of: Susanne Bartholdsson
How should Sweden's decision - makers act towards arrested and returning Swedes who traveled to Iraq and Syria to join the IS caliphate? Deprivation of citizenship, Sweden's responsibility and security has been intensively discussed this week.
February 27, 2019, Current debate
Access to water and sanitation has been an important issue in the conflict in East Timor. Photo: Yeowatzup, Flickr.
Of: Florian Krampe and Karolina Eklöw
Although climate and environmental issues are often central to conflicts, they are often forgotten in peace processes. Examples from Colombia, East Timor and Iraq show that land, water and climate change are crucial issues for achieving lasting peace, write Karolina Eklöw and Florian Krampe from the research institute Sipri.
October 18, 2018, Debate
Of: Mikael Eriksson
The fight against militant groups such as Daesh in Iraq is closely intertwined with the conditions of the individual citizens of the country. Despite this, coordination between Sweden's military and civilian support is poor. We must increase the dialogue and stop thinking about the downside in Swedish public administration, writes researcher Mikael Eriksson.
October 19, 2017, Debate