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Algeria has suspended its treaty of “friendship, good-neighbourliness and cooperation” with Spain due to its public acceptance of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, writes Dick Nichols.

 Home Secretary Priti Patel and Minister Biruta sign the migration and economic development partnership between the UK and Rwanda.

The first flight from Britain to Rwanda filled with asylum seekers will, unless the Court of Appeal rules otherwise, take off on June 14, writes Binoy Kampmark

Protest in Sudan

Sudan's democratic forces are up against a brutal militia, which is determined to strengthen its forces, buy influence and take power, reports T Hassan and W Madit.

The Tigrayan community marched through Sydney CBD to call for Australian and international solidarity in the face of ongoing genocidal attacks from the Ethiopian armed forces. Peter Boyle reports.

2022 Durban floods

Patrick Bond and Mary Galvin report on the recent catastrophic floods in Durban, which have exposed the Cyril Ramaphosa government’s criminal negligence and failure to take action on climate change.

Refugee

The outpouring of support for Ukrainian refugees contrasts with the brutality shown to those fleeing wars in Africa and the Middle East, writes Rupen Savoulian

Protest in Zaragoza for Western Sahara cr Iker G Izagirre/Arainfo

The Spanish state has announced it will accept the incorporation of Wester Sahara into the Moroccan state as an “autonomous province”, betraying the right to self-determination of the Sahawari people, reports Dick Nichols.

Sudan resistance cr Mathias PR Reding from Pexels

The Resistance Committees, formed in neighbourhoods and cities across Sudan, were the secret to bringing down the 30-year-long regime of dictator Omar al-Bashir, write T Hassan and W Madit.

Sudanese man on a motorcycle

Sudan is now effectively ruled by two competing and irreconcilable centres of power: the military and the grassroots democracy movement, reports Sam Wainwright.

Sudanese youth resisting the military's attacks

Elders took to the streets across Sudan in a show of support for the country’s youth, who are the forefront of resisting the military junta, reports Pavan Kulkarni.

Girl wearing a mask

Time of Pandemics didn’t start out as a film about COVID-19, but only months into the project, the global pandemic began, writes Susan Price.

Demonstration against military dictatorship in Sudan. Photo: Gwenaelle Lenoir

Since the coup last October, the military have been sweeping away any hope of justice in Sudan, reports Gwenaëlle Lenoir.

Thanks to manoeuvring by the United States, the prospects for peace and self determination for Western Sahara have suffered a serious setback, writes Vijay Prashad.

A woman asks for alms

Africa ought to be the richest continent on Earth. Its natural resources alone make this a fact, and yet it remains oppressed and prey to exploitation. William Briggs explains why.

Protest in Sudan

It is time to dismantle Sudan's Janjaweed militias and freeze their assets to ensure a transition to civilian and democratic government, write T Hassan and W Madit.

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Ebrahim Ebrahim, "Terror" Lekota, Harry Gwala, Nelson Mandela and Chris Hani at an ANC rally.

Ebrahim Ebrehim was an exemplary comrade in the South African struggle for freedom, who until his death was a committed internationalist, writes Sidney Luckett.

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