Barbara Angopa

Barbara Angopa

Asia Pacific

Myanmar: Karen minority demand troops leave area

Myanmar's Karen community marches for justice after soldiers are accused of shooting dead a mother and stealing her jewellery.

Myanmar: Karen minority demand troops leave area

Europe

Portugal anti-racism rally: Anger at shooting of Black actor

A white man in his 80s has been charged with his murder.

Portugal anti-racism rally: Anger at shooting of Black actor

Uganda

Ugandan campaigners seek to decolonise Kampala's streets

Petition urging removal of names of British colonial figures from streets and landmarks to be taken to Parliament.

Ugandan campaigners seek to decolonise Kampala's streets

News

Malawi protests: 3 rights activists arrested in gov't clampdown

Demonstrators say last year's elections invalid; put pressure on President Mutharika to sign election reform bill.

Malawi protests: 3 rights activists arrested in gov't clampdown

Bangladesh

Dhaka fire: Bangladesh calls off rescue operation

Firefighters have launched an inquiry to find out how the fire started.

Dhaka fire: Bangladesh calls off rescue operation

Latin America

Brazil's Bolsonaro relaxes gun ownership law

Brazil’s new far-right president believes arming his population will decrease crime.

Brazil's Bolsonaro relaxes gun ownership law

Uganda

Robert Kyagulanyi: Uganda stuck with President Museveni

Musician-turned-MP weighs in on Uganda's future and appeal to youth as law removing president's age limit passed.

Robert Kyagulanyi: Uganda stuck with President Museveni

Europe

Sylvana Simons: Racism is accepted in the Netherlands

In a country that prides itself on its supposed inclusiveness, a new political party exposes racism in Dutch society.

Sylvana Simons: Racism is accepted in the Netherlands