Security forces in Afghanistan before the Taliban seized power, © Ali Ahmad

#5: Life under the Taliban

Why are Former Security Forces being assassinated in Afghanistan?

This article by Elhamudin Afghan, a former journalist in eastern Afghanistan, looks at the mysterious increase in killings of members of the former Afghan security forces.

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Podcast #13: The Climate Crisis: It’s All About Money

This year's COP is all about money. African countries in particular need billions of dollars. Sybille Straubinger spoke about this with Ugandan expert Nelly Busingye from the NGO Publish What You Pay.

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Justice for Mahsa Amini, © shutterstock/Alex Yeung

“Women, Life, Freedom” a new revolutionary era in Iran

Why is it important to talk about recent women's protests in Iran?

These fights, which began with the tragic death of Mahsa (Jina) Amini prompted Iranian women to take to the streets and speak out against the Islamic regime's anti-women decrees.

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VIDC: 60 years of dialogue and cooperation

“Nothing happens in the world that does not matter to us!”

On 14 September we celebrated 60 years of dialogue and cooperation with friends and companions! With a speech by former Federal Chancellor Franz Vranitzky, long-time Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the VIDC.

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Kabul, August 2022, © Aadil Ahmad

Afghanistan’s Blame Game. Why did the Islamic Republic collapse?

By Haroun Rahimi

On 15 August last year, the Taliban conquered Afghanistan virtually without resistance. How did this happen and what lessons should we learn from it?

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REPowerEU: Towards a just and sustainable energy transformation?

By Manana Kochladze

The initial hope that the war would accelerate the energy transformation in Europe has unfortunately not been realised by the recently published REPowerEU strategy. On the contrary, Manana Kochladze announces an increase in…

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fairplay

A new area of work introduces itself: Presentation: fairplay prevention - Contact point against misantrophic ideologies, 21.10.22

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kulturen in bewegung

Shirzan - Lion Women. A statement by kulturen in bewegung on the current situation in Iran.

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