RNW recently spoke to Fatou Bensouda, the Gambian chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). She is currently preparing the court's first trial of a head of state: Laurent Gbagbo, the former
Blind Chinese activist, Chen Guangcheng, made headlines around the world when he escaped house arrest and fled to New York with the help of U.S. officials. One year later, the media spotlight may have moved on,
Some might call the Moroccan artist Mohamed Mourabiti a breast man. But the half-cupped forms he is fond of depicting are not so much inspired by the female chest as they are by the domes of Marrakesh’s ubiquitous mosques.
“Freedom and religion – do they clash?” That was the question posted on social media by RNW’s Arabic Department, Cartoon Movement and media partners in the Arab region for the second week of our new project, 360 Degr
Residents here are worried about rumours that M23 rebels might try to retake Goma this holiday season. On the streets, there are very few signs advertising Christmas sales. Few people have gone out to buy Christmas trees and ornaments.
Slavery is still being practiced in parts of Yemen, with men, women and children all falling victim to the practice. And according to local human rights activists, the government would prefer to simply sweep the problem under the carpet.