A death in the family

A death in the family

By Geoff Kemp “I saw my father alive, dead, and buried, the threefold process that’s at once so ordinary and so extraordinary, and tragically has become more ordinary in the UK in these extraordinary times.” I made three journeys to Britain and back as...
Who are the Gilets jaunes?

Who are the Gilets jaunes?

By France Grenaudier-Klijn For the past four weeks, the Gilets jaunes – meaning ‘yellow vests’ – protests have dominated the French socio-political landscape and monopolised the media. This, even though active participants in the movement number less than 17% of...
Brexit Deal: What happens next?

Brexit Deal: What happens next?

By Andrew Glencross Brexit is closing in but how did we get here and what will happen next? Finally, 595 days after Theresa May informed the EU of the UK’s intention to leave, there is light at the end of the tunnel. The “tunnel”, in this case, is Brussels-speak for...
The loss of personhood: Identity in refugee camps

The loss of personhood: Identity in refugee camps

By India-Mae Osborne India-Mae Osborne looks at the harrowing and dehumanising experiences of migrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers in the displaced persons camp system. When war erupted between Russia and Georgia in 2008, an estimated 150,000 refugees fled, many...