Blogger, poet and campaigner.
I'm British. My language pairs are French/Italian/Spanish to English. I have Master's in Human Rights and Translation Studies and I am passionate about human rights issues. I'm the Founder of Voice of Salam and I'm an active writer, campaigner and community organiser with a variety of human rights and interfaith organisations and platforms.
You can follow me on Twitter at @Voice_of_Salam
Latest posts by Elizabeth Arif-Fear
Amélie Jacques, a French blogger, reacts to the current situation with refugees in Calais, France.
You'll find little in common between François Fillon, the former French prime minister, and Dorcas Dienda, a current contestant in the “Miss DRC” beauty pageant. But that being said...
"This sentence signifies a step backwards in terms of tolerance and shows just how much issues of cast, religion, slavery and therefore democracy are taboos in Mauritania."
In countries with few leading figures capable of securing the role of head of state, constitutionally mandated political changeover can be a real constraint on the political process.