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Mairi Mcgivern

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Côte d'Ivoire: The Final Battle of Abidjan

  1 April 2011

For the past few days, things have accelerated in Cote d’Ivoire. International media seems to have regained an interest in the Ivorian crisis. A status quo which would have kept the country in a complicated stalemate was feared for a while. But after the inconclusive negotiations with the African Union, Ouattara’s camp has decided to take action

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Libya: Sub-Saharan Africans in Serious Danger

The crisis in Libya since the uprisings against Colonel Mouammar Gaddafi has not only had dramatic consequences for Libyans, but also for Sub-Saharan African citizens residing in Libya. Thousands of refugees are exposed to terrible conditions on journeys to the nearest borders, and numerous black Africans currently do not dare to leave their homes.

Lebanon: Web Documentary About Young Lebanese Artists

  2 March 2011

The Libalel Project [fr] highlights the diversity of contemporary Lebanese art through web documentary. Their blog publishes analyses, biographies, interviews, videos and photos: “The Lebanese scene is a true laboratory of artistic experimentation attuned with a distinctive political context rich with deep questioning. The Libalel project endeavours to decipher this...

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