Stories about Western Europe from July, 2017
The African Community Reacts to Emmanuel Macron's Comments on Birth Rates in Africa
"Here is the question that we must ask: is it up to a non-African president to tell our women how many children they should have?"
In Macedonia, Geeks Create Free Accommodation Platform In Reaction to Hotel Price Hike for Super Cup Fans
A bunch of geeks who call themselves 'WeTalkIT' offered Manchester United and Real Madrid fans the means to find a free place to stay during Skopje's UEFA Super Cup.
French Bank BNP Paribas Accused of Complicity in the Genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda
"France contributed to training and the international recognition of the government which organized the massacres (in Rwanda)".
Truths From the Front Lines of Climate Change in Europe’s Far North
"It should be about taking care of what we have left… It’s not only us Saami that pay the price. We will destroy our planet."
Luxury Lifestyle of the Congolese President's Entourage Attracts Attention of French Investigators
"Between 2008 and 2011, several tens of millions of euros from the Congolese public purse are thought to have passed through offshore companies."
“In Spain We Have The Best System To Get Rid Of Racism – Denying It Exists.”
"...I'm sorry to disappoint you, but this is happening in this country, my country, to those who aren't like us... It is racism."
A Syrian Artist Reimagines the World's Powerful Leaders as Vulnerable Refugees
"Those leaders were partly responsible for the displacement of Syrians. Maybe they will feel what it feels like to be vulnerable."
Teodorín N. O. Mangue, Son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, Faces Justice in Paris
The defendant did not deign to travel to Paris and was represented by three lawyers there. Their strategy consisted in arguing that he benefits from diplomatic immunity.