Ramy Shaath, Palestinian-Egyptian activist: “The repressive Egyptian system is creating a nation of the desperate”

Ramy Shaath in Paris, January 17, 2022. CLEMENTINE SCHNEIDERMANN FOR “THE WORLD” Palestinian-Egyptian political activist Ramy Shaath, 50, husband of French human rights defender Céline Lebrun, arrived in Paris on January 8, after more than two and a half years in Tora prison, south of Cairo. This figure of the 2011 Egyptian revolution, also responsible … Read more

The wife of an activist imprisoned in Egypt hopes for a gesture, on the sidelines of President Sissi’s visit to Paris

Céline Lebrun-Shaath, wife of Ramy Shaath, at a rally near the Egyptian embassy in Paris, June 23, 2021. LEWIS JOLY / AP Céline Lebrun-Shaath, the wife of Palestinian activist Ramy Shaath imprisoned in Egypt for two and a half years, does not want to believe in his quick release. Caution requires. She just hopes that … Read more

Vanessa Nakate, Ugandan climate activist: “I want action now, not in ten years”

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Vanessa Nakate, at the Garzweiler lignite mine site in Lützerath, western Germany, on October 9. MARTIN MEISSNER/AP … Read more

Steven Guilbeault, from environmental activist to Canadian Minister of the Environment

Steven Guilbeault, Canadian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, on October 27, 2021, in Ottawa. BLAIR GABLE / REUTERS LETTER FROM MONTREAL He arrived “used to” at the Glasgow climate change conference. This is the 19e COP in which Steven Guilbeault participates. But for the first time, he finds himself on the side of … Read more

Trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, the far-right activist accused of the murder of two protesters in the United States begins

Kyle Rittenhouse arrives in the courthouse room on Monday, November 1. Prosecutors should portray him as a right-wing extremist who came to Kenosha to do battle with anti-racist protesters. His lawyers will plead the right to self-defense, ensuring that he fired to protect himself from the rioters who were pursuing him. MARK HERTZBERG/POOL / VIA … Read more