For more than two years now The Hague Peace Projects has been working with New Metropolis Nieuw-West on the program Toerkoes in Nieuw-West. Project-leader Peter Both is the driving force behind that relationship. Who is Peter? What is he doing at New Metropolis? And what more can we expect from him in the coming period? […]
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Humane First Movement, an undertaking largely based on cyberspace, has emerged as a strategic rebuttal to the growing religious fundamentalism & extremism in Bangladesh.
By Shahzoda Nazarova Samarkandi Shahzoda Nazarova runs Red Intellect with her husband, Mehdi Jami an Iranian-British media consultant. Shahzoda was a guest speaker in the Freedom Book Fair, 2019 – held in The Hague, The Netherlands . Red Intellect, is a private publishing company based in the North Holland that promotes Tajik/Persian literature and brings […]
Join us for the Forth edition of the event “Toerkoes in Nieuw-West” with topic “Ben jij nou Turks of Marokkaans? Wat betekent het vaak gecombineerde gebruik van de termen ‘Turken’ en ‘Marokkanen’?” at 19h on 26th March in @NewMetropolis. #ToerkoesinNieuwWest4 You can find more information about the event and the way to reserve your tickets […]
By: Shucheesmita Simonti. It was perhaps the 27th or 28th of February when I first saw the news. It was extremely terrifying to hear about an American-Bangladeshi couple who had been brutally attacked at the Ekushey Book Fair by Radical Islamists. The husband, Avijit Roy, did not survive the attack. His wife, Bonya Ahmed, was […]
On the 22nd of February 2019 Sudan’s president – Omar al-Bashir, dissolved the government and declared a state of emergency for one year. He addressed the nation on television by saying “I announce imposing a state of emergency across the country for one year and dissolving the government at the federal level and at the […]
The 2018 general elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, held on 30th of December, were set out to determine a successor of the long-standing president – Mr. Kabila (Wembi 2017). As a matter of fact, power transfer has never undergone a peaceful process in Congo. In this regard, Mr. Kabila, who ruled as of […]
The Ekushey Book Fair is the single most important literary event in Bangladeshi culture that has a proud history going back to the Bangla language movement of 1952. The book fair had been the main congregation of authors and readers in Bangladesh, and a festival that cherished freedom of expression and diversity of opinion. However, […]
By: Khalid Abdallah It is a turning point in Sudan history, as the country enters the third week of mass demonstrations demanding that president Omar Al-Bashir’s regime steps down. The government tough procedures against media outlets and the press have been the main target of the government’s security apparatus; ranging from censorship to confiscations and […]
By Yoanna Daskalova The 2018 Peace Perceptions Poll was conducted at a time of rampant global conflicts rendering millions of people traumatized, injured, killed or displaced. It is a context of international great power rivalry and incessant downgrading of global norms such as human rights protection and adequate provision of humanitarian aid. The Poll […]
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