David Child

David Child

David Child is a freelance journalist, based in London. He holds an MA in International Journalism from City, University of London.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe diaspora extends protest after Mugabe ouster

Zimbabwe Vigil Coalition accuses ruling ZANU-PF party of only being interested in 'power and control'.

Zimbabwe diaspora extends protest after Mugabe ouster

Nuclear weapons

Nuclear weapons: In conversation with ICAN

2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner ICAN is calling for 'a different kind of debate around nuclear disarmament'.

Nuclear weapons: In conversation with ICAN

Islamophobia

Hate crimes rise around Brexit vote, recent attacks

Muslim women particularly vulnerable of rising racist sentiment say activists and victims, as government releases study.

Hate crimes rise around Brexit vote, recent attacks

Politics

Explained: National Congress of China's Communist party

The 19th National Congress begins on Tuesday but what does it mean for the country and the world?

Explained: National Congress of China's Communist party

Europe

Sebastian Kurz, 31, tipped as Austria's next leader

Parliamentary poll could see young conservative beat the far right at its own game with a tough refugee policy.

Sebastian Kurz, 31, tipped as Austria's next leader

Politics

Austria, Europe and the far right: A Q&A with Cas Mudde

Political expert Cas Mudde says Europe's far-right parties want to undermine minority rights and the rule of law.

Austria, Europe and the far right: A Q&A with Cas Mudde

Racism

Race review reveals gaping inequality in the UK

Government will have to explain or try to change inequalities revealed by report on race, PM Theresa May says.

Race review reveals gaping inequality in the UK

Politics

Catalan vote: Claims of Spanish police brutality probed

Rights groups probe police brutality claims with about 900 civilians injured in referendum, allegedly by Spanish forces.

Catalan vote: Claims of Spanish police brutality probed

Politics

Catalonia vote: Social media mirrors street tension

European and Spanish officials as well as ordinary civilians offer competing views on the Catalonia vote on Twitter.

Catalonia vote: Social media mirrors street tension

Politics

Catalonia independence referendum: All you need to know

Referendum on independence for Catalonia set to go ahead on October 1 despite government crackdown in the region.

Catalonia independence referendum: All you need to know

Politics

Independence referendum: How Catalans plan to vote

Catalans explain how they will vote in Sunday's referendum on independence, and why.

Independence referendum: How Catalans plan to vote

Germany

Who are Germany's far-right AfD?

Alternative for Germany looks set to become the first far right nationalist party to enter parliament since WWII.

Who are Germany's far-right AfD?