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the Middle East and Africa over the last decade

Couples in corruption

How much should we really care about the corrupt conduct of Benjamin Netanyahu?

Imprisoned after Facebook statement

"The news about 20 damaged settlers is good," Majd Atwan (22) wrote on his Facebook profile. Then she ended up in jail.

A landscape of clashes

The children of the Oslo agreements have become young adults. Although violent clashes are part of everyday life, the air in Hebron shakes more with emptiness and apathy than with blows and moles.

The joy of life is not completely dead in Gaza

The people of Gaza have become a tough population. Music, movies and buzzing life on the sandy beaches characterize life, amidst poverty and violence. 

To maintain the occupation with silence

Working with human rights in Israel is getting harder and harder, and more and more organizations are being attacked. "The consequences of occupying another country have become a taboo topic," says one of those trying to break the silence.

Filmed murder – was threatened

Imad Abu Shamsiya filmed an Israeli soldier executing a wounded Palestinian in Hebron. Since then, the family has received several death threats. “We no longer dare go out alone. But I do not regret what I did, ”he says.

American Jews' agony of conscience

A flock of older, well-educated Jews who cheer, clap and jump, who obsess over every sentence that comes out of their mouths to a populist clown with clown hair. What on earth has happened?

Adonis: Violence and Islam

How can anyone think that the world without Islam would be devoid of meaning? asks one of the greatest writers in the Arab world, Adonis.

The West supported state terrorism

Journalist and author Tasneem Khalil documents Western-backed state abuses in countries such as Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Norway lends billions to dictatorships

Egypt, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates bomb hospitals, schools and refugee camps in Yemen – and receive loans from Norway. 

The end of democratic Israel?

The nation-state is becoming a saga. 

Russian nuclear weapons in Crimea?

Former political prisoner and dissident Mustafa Dzhemilev tells Ny Tid about the fight against the occupation of Crimea, his relationship with Russia and why he received the Nansen Medal. Today, he is the political leader of the 280 Crimean Tatar ethnic group. 

Was it Russia? – Ukraine is sued

Why is Borge Brende so confident that it was Russia that shot down the Malaysian passenger plane in 2014? 

Eye to eye – and the world goes blind

Mahatma Gandhi never received the Nobel Peace Prize he should have had. His teachings in non-violent conflict management have been and are a great inspiration to many, but are not so widely used by top politicians. 

The most serious stories

With the death of Ståle Eskeland the 26. December 2015, Norway has lost an important alternative voice in foreign and security policy. 

It is possible to protect children from war participation

The recruitment of children and youth from the refugee population in Jordan to the armed conflict in Syria shows some of the special protection needs that are being ...