Ramy Essam, Egyptian musician and activist, tells us about the power of music. He sings about the Egyptian peoples' struggles and the oppression from the Egyptian state. He ends the interview with his thoughts on the future and if freedom of speech and expression will ever exist in Egypt. Interview by: Alice Eriksson. Watch the […]
July 6, 2022, Almedalen - video
One of Inema Arts Center's many initiatives is Art with a Mission, where orphans are trained as Rwanda's next generation of artists. When their art is sold, they can pay school fees and other living expenses. Photo: Inema Arts Center. Source: Inema Arts Center, Rwanda.
Of: Agnes Durbeej-Hjalt
Enema Arts Center is an art gallery in Rwanda with many outstretched hands to Rwandan society. It is primarily a platform for promising artists, but creative workshops are also organized for orphans, schoolchildren and women from vulnerable areas. In a country where a terrible genocide was committed almost 30 years ago, community is both a fragile and a strong concept.
May 12, 2022, FUF-correspondents, Chronicle
Experts believe that an authoritarian regime will continue in Tanzania so that Samia Suluhu Hassan, the country's first female president, can gain respect within her own party ahead of the next election. Photo: AFP / Lehtikuva. Source: Flickr.
Of: Ulrika Granlund
In March this year, Samia Suluhu Hassan took office as President of Tanzania. A hope for democracy where freedom of expression would once again be given space was born, but an authoritarian government seems to be advancing - and the expectations of the population are being shattered.
October 22, 2021, News
When teacher Samuel Paty was assassinated in Paris after showing Muhammad characters, the discussion about freedom of speech and Islamist extremism flared up in the media. French President Macron faces harsh criticism from Turkish President Erdogan for his statements in connection with the terrorist attack, reports Sydsvenskan.
November 5, 2020, Current debate
China has gained increasing power in the world and has ambitions to become a superpower. This is where Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump will meet in November 2017. Photo: Andrea Hanks (CC BY 3.0)
Of: Isabell Carlsson
China is gaining more and more influence around the world. In May, a conference on human rights was canceled in Stockholm - at the request of the Chinese Embassy. Human rights expert Man-Yan Ng and People and Defense Andrea Wahlberg explain that an influential China can even lead to new definitions of human rights.
July 1, 2019, News