"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
Habré ruled Chad from 1982-1990 Investigators told trial he was responsible for 40,000 killings and torture of 200,000 people He denied all charges, refuses court’s authority Victims campaigned for 25
Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.
Senegal has a climate to die for when it comes to growing food, and with enough water and the right investments could become an African ricebasket. The government is doing its best to ensure Senegal f
The trial of former Chadian leader Hissène Habré is set to resume today in Senegal.
“This is a farce” shouted the former President of Chad as he was dragged from a court in Senegal, where he is being tried on counts of war crimes
In the Chadian capital Ndjamena, the work of the Association of Victims of the Crimes of Hissene Habre has finally born fruit — 25 years after
The trial of the former president of Chad has begun in Senegal. Hissene Habre appears on charges of crimes against humanity after being brought to
The historical trial of the former dictator of Chad, Hissene Habre, begins Monday in Senegal. It is the first time a former despot from one African
The former French colony on Africa's west coast is sinking and slipping away due to seaside erosion. Is climate change to blame?
Senegal’s capital Dakar is showing off its new face, with a development boom. New infrastructure has been given a shot in the arm and in the past few
Karim Wade, a former senior minister in the Senegal government has been sentenced to six years in prison for corruption. He is the son of the former
The scenery may have changed, but the lead characters in the Dakar Rally remain the same. Cars Nasser Al-Attiyah produced another stellar performance
Helder Rodrigues bounced back from a disastrous ride on Monday when he lost over three hours to win stage nine of the Dakar Rally. Out of the title
The toughest rally in the world lived up to its reputation as stage eight of the Dakar 2015 decimated the riders on the 808 kilometre course between
According to the latest report from the International Organisation of Francophonie, ie francophone countries, 760 million people will speak French by
The former governor general of Canada has been chosen as the next head of the international organisation of Francophone nations (OIF)
The deadly Ebola outbreak gripping West Africa has now registered a case in Senegal. A young man from Guinea has become the country’s first official
Senegal blocked a regional UN aid flight from landing on Friday and has banned all further connections with several countries affected by the Ebola
Abdoulaye Wade is back – two years after losing Senegal’s presidency and leaving for France.
Well-wishers in Dakar gave a rapturous reception to
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Macky Sall became president of Senegal in 2012 after a rapid political ascent.
The married father of three was practically unknown when President