The discrimination of Roma – Europe’s biggest minority in the shadow

Romani people such as Roma,Sinti, Iberian Kale, Welsh Kale and many others are the biggest minority in Europe- and probably the most forgotten. Approximately 10- 12 million Romani are living Europe, though the number of population can only be estimated…

“Free Trade is Dead – Long Live Free Trade”

When Donald Trump became president of the United States of America in 2016, many feared that his straightforward and harshly announced policies might have a perceptible impact on the new world order – politically and economically. With him being a…

Ida’s Blog #4: an Amazing Week in Morocco

Oh, how wonderful it is to be back in London! Don’t get me wrong, it was absolutely amazing to spend a whole week in Morocco, but it always feels good to come “home”. As we would say in Swedish: “Borta…

My Not-Life-Changing Trip to Israel and Palestine

I came back from my trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories exactly one week before writing this. During this week I did many other things, but none of them would have prevented me from starting to put my thoughts…

Human Rights Day: Respect Youth Rights

Today 10th December 2018 marks 70 years after the United Nations declared the universal declaration of Human Rights. The Africa Liberal Youth (ALY) joins the word in celebration of this important declaration. Human rights are inherent and should not be…

PACE Summer Session 2018: Does Russia have a Future in the Council of Europe?

The Sword of Damocles of Russian non-participation was hanging over the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). Russia is currently not participating in PACE sessions. Recently, it threatened to go even further, announcing to…

What is Visible Cannot be Ignored: Global Trends in the Pride Movement

Pride events – whether they take the form of celebrations, protests, or marches – are intended to raise the visibility LGBTI people as an oppressed minority. Pride Radar, an inventory made by InterPride, the global federation of pride organisers, of…

Digital Freedom: A Fundamental Human Right, Not a Priviledge.

One of the striking features of liberal democracies is freedom of expression; it is legitimately guaranteed as a fundamental human right. This right can be expressed through the ballot to select leaders for the governance of state, public and private…