Syria ­- A Light to the World

Mairead Maguire is a peace activist from Northern Ireland and Nobel Peace Laureate 1976

By Mairead Maguire
BELFAST, Dec 31 2015 (IPS)

In November 2015 I visited [...] Read more »

French firm attacks Ugandan tax using ISDS

By Edward Ronald Segyawa and Frank Mulder
KAMPALA, Dec 25 2015 (IPS)

The heavily criticized legal mechanism, known as ISDS, is an important tool for European companies to pressurize developing countries. This year Uganda joins [...] Read more »

The Power of the Pen

“How would you like it if you were just expressing your feelings and someone just put you in jail?” This is how an eight-year-old American schoolchild asked King Salman of Saudi Arabia not to flog imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi. This was one of [...] Read more »