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Francesca Borri

Borri is a war correspondent and writes regularly for Ny Tid.

Where is the legal certainty?

COMMENT: Since 11 February 2023, Ilaria Salis has been imprisoned in Budapest for the attempted murder of two neo-Nazi militants. She pleads not guilty. The prosecution has requested 11 years in prison, 24 years if she does not confess. What about Hungary?

Samangan province has 438 inhabitants, spread over 000 communities that are without water, electricity or mobile coverage

AFGHANISTAN: We bring here Francesca Borri's reportage from Dara-i-Suf in Afghanistan – a land of families and alliances of families.

Where 97 percent of the population lives on the threshold of starvation

AFGHANISTAN: Zarifa Ghafari is on the BBC's list of the world's 100 most influential women. This Afghan mayor knows very well that she is a symbol – but perhaps most of all an attraction.

Gunshots interspersed with the sirens of the ambulances

GENESIS: Those who last night were the new martyrs, the new heroes who could be celebrated, are now just new corpses. This city is the symbol of the defeat of the Oslo agreement.

The Taliban – one year on

Herat: What does Afghanistan's Herat look like one year after the Taliban took over? Herat is the example of what Afghanistan could look like – as the city has 780 places on the UNESCO World Heritage List. This report gives a look from both the 1970s and today.

A typical day in Sheikh Jarrah

JERUSALEM: I'm hit by a bucket of water, an apple, a rock. A glass bottle. A man turns the stereo fully on in my ear. I'm moving. I'm trying to write. A boy comes running and steals my pen. "Do you want coffee?" asks a man kindly. He throws me a cup.

Two girls with clasped hands stare expressionlessly at the ground

AFGHANISTAN: Sangin – during twenty years of war, this area has been the bloodiest battlefield. It is reminiscent of Roman ruins. In 2001, one in three Afghans was starving – now one in two is starving.

It is not about peace, but about smart business

MIDDLE EAST: While other countries were preoccupied with covid-19, Arabs and Israelis could, without outside interference, concentrate on peace. And business.

The Arab Spring and us – ten years later

ESSAY: The Arab Spring has mainly been a revolt against inequality. What was the result?