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Israel/Palestine

Barriers on the road to peace in Israel/Palestine

In recent decades, religious fundamentalism on both sides has contributed to violent clashes

Corporate social responsibility

Why the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) matters very much

Sustainable development would be hampered internationally should European legislation regarding supply-chain management fail, and Germany’s reputation would suffer too.

Global governance

Reforming development finance

Proposed solutions include debt restructuring and cancellation, reform of multilateral development banks and mobilisation of domestic resources

Governance

A second “No”

Voters in Chile have rejected a second proposed new constitution. The divide between society and the political class is growing

Global governance

In world affairs, “person of colour” is a misleading term

The focus on racialised ideas of identities helps to hide problematic power dynamics in international relations

Identity politics

Why the acronym BIPoC is less useful than it seems

A term that can help to assess social dynamics in the USA is not useful in large parts of Africa and Asia

Urban housing

“A story of abandonment”

A devastating fire killed 77 of the poorest residents of Johannesburg, fuelling discussions about urban housing conditions in South Africa. In this interview, human-rights expert Nomzamo Zondo talks about the political and social context of the catastroph

Gaza war

One percent of Gaza’s population has died in the current war

The more collective trauma grows, the harder it will be to achieve reconciliation between Israel and Palestine

Governance

A brief history of Hindu-supremacism in India

Many western observers fail to understand how fundamentally authoritarian the ideology of India’s current government is

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Palestine/Israel

German law professor assesses possibility of war crimes in Palestine and Israel

That Hamas is breaking the law does not allow Israel to do the same, says expert on international humanitarian law

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