Human Rights

Peace of work: Yemen’s fragile ceasefire

The current truce in Yemen could lead to negotiations on a long-term ceasefire. But this would require greater concessions by the Houthis and sustained diplomatic engagement from regional powers such as Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Iran.

An election in Belarus: How the West could support a marginalised opposition

In the run-up to a difficult election for President Alexander Lukashenka, the three main opposition candidates have been excluded from the vote and there have been mass arrests. Western countries should try to deter further repression in Belarus without isolating the country.

Germany’s belated debate on colonialism

Initiatives designed to change German attitudes towards colonial history will be important in improving Germany’s relations with African countries

The path through Moscow: How Europe can help Syria

Syrian opposition figure calls on Europe to work closely with Washington to build on growing Russian frustration with the Assad regime and increase their demands of Moscow

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Peace of work: Yemen’s fragile ceasefire

The current truce in Yemen could lead to negotiations on a long-term ceasefire. But this would require greater concessions by the Houthis and sustained diplomatic engagement from regional powers such as Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Iran.

An election in Belarus: How the West could support a marginalised opposition

In the run-up to a difficult election for President Alexander Lukashenka, the three main opposition candidates have been excluded from the vote and there have been mass arrests. Western countries should try to deter further repression in Belarus without isolating the country.

Germany’s belated debate on colonialism

Initiatives designed to change German attitudes towards colonial history will be important in improving Germany’s relations with African countries

The path through Moscow: How Europe can help Syria

Syrian opposition figure calls on Europe to work closely with Washington to build on growing Russian frustration with the Assad regime and increase their demands of Moscow

Defeating covid-19 in Gaza: Is it enough?

Urgent intervention can mitigate the worst effects of the pandemic. But the EU should also help Gaza escape its man-made crisis.

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