Stories about The Bridge
On February 3, two protests took place in Lisbon, with very different agendas: one pro-migration, the other of a far-right group — a sample of the current political climate in the country.
Months after Morocco’s catastrophic earthquake, thousands of people in the High Atlas Mountains remain homeless and vulnerable as they rebuild their lives ... a long road to recovery lies ahead."
Growing up in Gaza, I dreamed of freedom. Now, abroad, gripped by guilt and panic, I long for the home I once wanted to escape, where loved ones endure genocide.
"I don't believe feminism should strive for matriarchy, which doesn't translate to equality, but for the equal acceptance of everyone as human beings, regardless of gender."
Two years and thousands of sanctions later, Moscow’s war capacity remains intact — Russia keeps bombing Ukraine as much, if not more,than in February 24, 2022 when the full scale invasion began.
Germany's crackdown on Arabs and Muslims post-October 7 echoes past patterns of discrimination, leading to a profound sense of isolation and betrayal among them in the country.
A statement urging an end to internet shutdowns in Sudan. These shutdowns violate international law, exacerbating humanitarian crises, hindering emergency assistance, and impeding communication with loved ones.
Suriname's book ban on corruption exposure is more than a local issue; it's a global wake-up call for the defence of free speech and press freedom against authoritarianism.
Faravaz defied borders and societal norms, moving from early recognition in Iran to facing backlash, exile, and activism in Germany. Her journey is a testament to the resilience of Iranian women against oppression.
Tobago’s thriving culture, which includes farming and food festivals, is one example of the intersection of creative industries and concepts of sustainability like eating local and growing one’s own food.
Serbian pro-government and pro-Russia media systematically promoted a narrative that the Western-oriented Armenian authorities gave up Nagorno-Karabakh by turning their foreign and security policy against Russia.
After her own escape from Kherson just before Russian occupation, the LGBTQ+ activist coordinated with international volunteers and raised funds to help others evacuate from the city.
The brutality of Israel’s attack on Gaza is foreshadowed in the Japanese anime series "Attack on Titan," which first aired in 2013.
Pass of Death: The treacherous route taken by migrants trying to cross illegally from Italy to France
Two journalists travelled along the perilous path migrants use to enter France illegally from Italy, in order to tell their stories and experience first-hand the challenges of traversing that route.
"Thai netizens have turned to unique linguistic alternatives to continue freely expressing themselves online."
Helping to run a food distribution program in Gaza not only fills an urgent need given the famine there, but also provides a sense of purpose.
A former minister of finance resorted to jumping a fence in order to gain entry to the state funeral of former prime minister Basdeo Panday, leaving social media users stunned.
In 2023, elections were conducted in seven African countries, and in all seven, concerns were raised about the continent's democratic landscape.
In the shadows of self-censorship: The impact of the Cyber Security Act on Bangladesh’s LGBTQ+ movement
Several sections of the newly enacted Cyber Security Act (CSA) restrict the advocacy and movement for LGBTQ+ rights, criminalising published contents highlighting injustices faced by the LGBTQ+ community in Bangladesh.
"Now in Kathmandu, Kalpana finds that things run contrary to the narrative she had heard on repeat back home."
In Kashmir, the "policies of the Indian government have proceeded at an extraordinary speed, choking and diminishing any remnants of free space and expression."