Category Archives: Africa

South Africa: From Trayvon Martin to Andries Tatane – Cognitive Dissonance and the Black Male Body – By Gillian Schutte

Originally published on 16 July 2013 analysis George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been acquitted of murder. Lawyers for Mr Zimmerman, 29, argued he acted in self-defence and with justifiable use of deadly force in the death of Trayvon Martin. A jury of five […]

The war in Mali for uranium, gold and oil – by Filistina (gr)

Regardless of what is said in the media, the aim of this new war is none other than to strip another country of its natural resources by ensuring access for international companies to do so. What is now happening in Mali with bombs and bullets, is the same thing that is happening in Ireland, Greece, […]

Universal Periodic Review of Libya: Was the Case for R2P based on fraud?

The report Universal Periodic Review of Libya: Was the Case for R2P based on fraud? exposes how governmental agencies acting behing NGOs succeeded in interfering in the Human Rights Council mechanism of the Universal Periodic Review. Instead of using this approprial process to question Libya’s human rights records, the Council has been pushed to base […]

Neo-Colonialism, Subversion in Africa and Global Conflict by Christof-Lehmann

The withdrawal of the old colonial powers from Africa, in the context of a developing cold war, (1), a developing Pan-African Nationalism (2), and the rising cost of maintaining a colonial administration system, during the nineteen-hundred and sixties left the African nations in a euphoric state of independence. Tripoli, 11/4/11 In most cases this euphoria […]