World - Twice in the Dust

Two hundred years ago, the death of one of the most beloved (and most controversial) characters in history

Libya - The Making of a Revolution #1

The militias of Shabab, or revolutionary youth, which fought against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces for control of Libya in 2011, could hardly be called an army. They lacked a proper command chain, uniforms, sophisticated weaponry and military skills, and yet they stood up to the national army and kept advancing towards Misratah and Tripoli.As the militiamen […]

Libya - The Making of a Revolution #2

In May 2011, Misratah, Libya’s third largest city, had been under siege for three months. Gaddafi’s forces and the militias of Shabab, or revolutionary youth, fought to control the city in a conflict of unprecedented violence. It caused hundreds of deaths and devastated a large part of the urban landscape, which for weeks has been […]

Italy - The Unborn

It is actually possible to hold funerals for foetuses. And anti-abortion organisations are doing just that, often without the knowledge of the parents