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Was Dag Hammarskjöld gay?

MOVIE: Hammarskjöld's humour, drama, warmth, actionism, anger, irony, meetings with the press and youth, his spiritual and soulful musings form endlessly rich and fascinating possibilities that director Per Fly only exceptionally touches on in this new film.

We who loved America

The title of this article is not ironic. I myself belong to those who have truly loved America, and I know how it feels.

The mask game in Congo

POLICY: Halle Jørn Hanssen is based on this contribution in his contribution to the new anthology The mask game in Congo – about the campaign for the release of Tjostolv Moland and Joshua French.

The essence of Africa

Migrations, language families and trade routes: Tore Linné Eriksen's Africa book is a door opener with its many short, thematic stories. But does he succeed in delivering what he promises?

Kinshasa's "perpetual theater"

CONGO: Four filmmakers find new ways to tell Kinshasa's story. They look to the city's performance artists, who turn upside down after the colonial era.

Sisterhood and hope for the future

Around 200 000 women have been raped as part of the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. City of Joy is a hot documentary on the way back to life.

Difficult and dreaming in Congo

An indomitable will meets the hopelessness of this portrait of a coal breeder in Congo.

Political theater

The Congo Tribunal shows us a country turned into a war scene. 

Congo is still the heart of darkness

The turmoil is mounting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where there really should have been presidential elections these days. In few places is the crisis of global capitalism more present than here.

The Hiroshima bomb forgot victims

The miners who extracted the uranium used in the bomb suffered major radiation damage. Yet they are forgotten when the victims are honored.

A truer human image

Here we bring you the first part of Jens Bjørneboe's article series "Socialism and freedom"