Opinion

Colonial discourses are stifling free speech in Germany

Germany is using accusations of anti-Semitism to protect Israel from criticism and stifle discussions about colonialism.

Denijal Jegic

by Denijal Jegic

Denijal Jegic

Reporter's Notebook

Disappearing cultural sins

How watching an old British series full of racist tropes in Pakistan changed my perspective on whether such shows should be banned.

Disappearing cultural sins: The case against banning old racist TV shows

Reporter's Notebook

Britain was built on the backs, and souls, of slaves

The UK owes a debt to descendants of enslaved people and to taxpayers whose money was used to compensate slave traders and owners.

Britain was built on the backs, and souls, of slaves

Opinion

The US protests and the echoes of imperial violence

The US is using methods of violence against domestic protests it has repeatedly used in its imperial adventures abroad.

Ammar Ali Jan

by Ammar Ali Jan

Ammar Ali Jan

Studio B Unscripted

On the importance of teaching colonial history

Writer Afua Hirsch and ex-footballer Eniola Aluko discuss the need to teach a complete history of the British Empire.

Opinion

The pandemic can be a catalyst for decolonisation in Africa

As the West focuses on its own survival, Africans have the opportunity to complete what their ancestors started.

David Mwambari

by David Mwambari

David Mwambari

Opinion

Medical colonialism in Africa is not new

Remarks about testing coronavirus drugs on Africans part of pattern where some bodies are dehumanised, others protected.

Karsten Noko

by Karsten Noko

Karsten Noko

Al Jazeera World

In the Footsteps of a Tunisian Hero

The personal search for the truth about legendary Tunisian resistance leader Lazhar Chraiti, conducted by his son.

Arts & Culture

Zimbabwe gets back iconic bird statues stolen during colonialism

Africa's former colonial powers have recently come under pressure to send looted artefacts back to their home countries.

Zimbabwe gets back iconic bird statues stolen during colonialism

Reporter's Notebook

'Australia thought we would die out'

Al Jazeera presenter Stan Grant's family have been at the forefront of this renaissance in Aboriginal culture and language. Here he shares their stories.

An Aboriginal revival on Invasion Day: 'Australia thought we would die out'

Studio B Unscripted

The legacy of slavery and Empire today

Academic and author Priyamvada Gopal and spoken-word artist George Mpanga discuss the legacy of slavery and Empire.

Opinion

The Crown, the Queen and their colonies

On the popular Netflix series about the life and times of Elizabeth II and the discreet charm of the British monarchy.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

United States

'On my ancestors' remains': The fight for sacred lands

In California, one woman is protecting indigenous burial sites and fighting efforts to erase her people from existence.

'On my ancestors' remains': The fight for sacred lands

Food

Navigating the use of a knife and a fork at the dinner table

If you are raised to eat with your hands, the use of cutlery can unleash both power and pain.

Navigating the use of a knife and a fork at the dinner table

Opinion

Giving thanks the Indigenous way

Thanksgiving may be the ritualised glorification of genocide and conquest, but does it have to be?

Ruth H Hopkins

by Ruth H Hopkins

Ruth H Hopkins