Tag Archive for civil rights

Ethiopians Rising

There are tentative signs that the people of Ethiopia are beginning to organise themselves and stand up against the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) government, a brutal dictatorship, dressed in western democratic garb. After 23 years of suppression at…

The Personal Is Political

  Saudi women are divided about whether the country’s rulers should ease restrictive gender policies, but as Eman Al Nafjan writes in Foreign Policy, there are «hundreds, if not thousands, of Saudi women who are fighting for their rights,» whether…