Colonel Richard Kemp said the withdrawal from Afghanistan is a “message of betrayal”

Colonel Richard Kemp, from Colchester, who served as the commander of British Forces in Afghanistan in 2003, said the withdrawal of troops is a “message of betrayal” to the Afghan people. Mr Kemp added: “It tells Afghan civilians and Afghan soldiers that their friends are only fair-weather friends and that when the going gets tough,... Continue Reading →

RADIO: More women die in childbirth as a result of the pandemic

For the past 11 years the Swedish association for Sexual education has organised annual marches with strollers to raise awareness for maternal mortality. The issue has become more current this year following a study published by the Lancet in March showing an increase in maternal mortality in low-income countries for the first time in 30... Continue Reading →

Life after deportation to Afghanistan

Two days after the attack on a girl’s secondary school in Kabul, Mohammad visits the children and their families at Alijenah hospital in Barchi. The things he sees will forever be imprinted on his mind for as long as he lives. Girls, most of them no older than 15 with missing arms and eyes, and... Continue Reading →

The most powerful narratives of our time: Why people believe in conspiracy theories

Last month Sweden experienced its first demonstration against covid restrictions when hundreds of protesters gathered in central Stockholm under the banner ‘freedom and truth’.  They sang the national anthem and chanted ‘freedom Sweden’ as onlookers watched in disbelief from across the street.  Many showed up carrying signs with messages such as ‘5G is making Swedes... Continue Reading →

The disease killing Sweden’s young men

It’s a sunny winter's day in January. Alejandro and his younger brother Robin are standing outside their apartment building smoking cigarettes.  Robin is supposed to be at school but their parents are away so he did what many teenage boys do and decided to stay at home playing video games.  As they are standing outside... Continue Reading →

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