Can hunger be abolished? Today's hunger catastrophes have political causes, says Professor Alex De Waal. He believes famine must be criminalized and that political leaders must be tried before a court.
Norway will now extradite genocide accused Eugene Nkuranyabahizi to Rwanda, where he risks life imprisonment. Ny Tid can document that witness after witness speaks untruth, yet they are believed by both Kripos and the Norwegian judiciary.
An opposition politician challenged Paul Kagame in the presidential election. In the end, Victoire Ingabire was sentenced to 15 years in prison for "genocide ideology". A number of independent journalists have also been jailed in recent years.
Norwegian authorities must decide what role they want to play in Burundi: violence is increasing, and trends from the massacres in neighboring Rwanda are repeating. The West is also responsible for increasing ethnic conflicts.
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