Belarus: Jailed protest leader Maxim Znak on hunger strike

Related Topics Belarusian presidential election 2020 image copyrightReuters image captionMaxim Znak has been a prominent figure in the protests A leading member of the Belarus opposition council, Maxim Znak, has gone on hunger strike in jail after being charged with seeking to harm national security. The lawyer is among seven leaders of the Co-ordination Council, […]

With new arrests at First Nations land occupation in Caledonia, comes echoes of fiery 2006 dispute

Article content continued “The fact that Douglas Creek was in 2006 and here we are in 2020 with an ongoing situation is just a reflection that there are issues between Six Nations and the Crown that we hope gets resolved,” said Paul DeMelo, lawyer for the housing developers, Foxgate Developments Inc. “We don’t have any […]

Amadou, stuck at the gates of elite

Arrived from West Africa, Amadou has been offered a place at Sciences Po Paris, the training ground for France political and business elite. But his asylum application was rejected twice, and what should have been a triumphant arrival leaves him at an agonising crossroads. If his final asylum appeal fails, he will not be able […]