"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
This month, Women and War goes to the Democratic Republic of Congo where we meet Masika, Noella, and Caddy.
These three women survived the horrors
Rape as a weapon of war is something that women in the Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo know only too well.
This week, we meet an
Our third edition of Women and War takes you to Afghanistan, to meet three extraordinary women. They have endured the devastating effects of war
Women and War goes to Nepal this month, to meet Mina, Durga, and Laxmi, three women who are trying to rebuild their lives, shattered by a conflict
Days go by peacefully in the village of Munalbasti, in western Nepal.
It has not always been the case in this community.
The village sits in the
Nepal has always inspired travellers and writers in search of adventure and spirituality.
But for the Nepalese, the country’s recent history
“Women have to carry a gun to change society as and when needed. I was not alone, there were many women fighting with us,” said Mina, a 26 year old
From the Soviet invasion in 1979, to the conflict between NATO forces and the Taliban, Afghanistan has lived in a state of war for over 30
It is just another day at the Pajhwok press agency in Kabul, where reporting scenes of demonstrations and suicide bombs are common place. It is also
Over the years, Farzana has become a familiar figure at the Ali Abad orthopaedic centre in Kabul. She works as Head of the prosthetics department
In Brazil, more than 1,500 people have been killed in a war over the use of the land.
Despite the mountain of murders, there have been scarcely 100