SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGIST: With topics such as forced marriage, child marriage, rape, and honour killings, Professor Unni Wikan has studied people all her life, but not least – the Muslim. She has had to avoid that.
THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL: Katharine Gun leaked information about the NSA's request to the British intelligence service GCHQ to spy on members of the UN Security Council in connection with the planned invasion of Iraq.
PRIO: Researchers who question the legitimacy of US wars, seem to experience being ousted from their positions in research and media institutions. The example presented here is from the Institute for Peace Research in Oslo (PRIO), an institution which historically has had researchers critical of wars of aggression – and who can hardly be labeled friends of nuclear arms.
Stefanie Brockhaus, Andreas Wolff: HUMAN 2018: The Poetess
: In The Poetess we get to follow the only female participant in the most popular talent show in the Middle East, who through her poetry shows an extraordinary courage in the face of gender segregation.
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