Posts Tagged ‘Congo

19
Mar
10

Luis Moreno Ocampo on WHYS

On Friday, Alicia from the WHYS team will be travelling to International Criminal Court to visit its prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo. He’s kindly agreed to take questions for the whole hour, and you can either leave them here, or email me your comment and your phone number if you’d to come on air. Here’s some more info… Continue reading ‘Luis Moreno Ocampo on WHYS’

03
Sep
09

Is Tintin racist ?

tintin 2Tintin first appeared in 1928.

A Congolese accountant wants to sue the Belgian comic character¬† because he says Tintin is propaganda for colonialism. – and amounts to “racism and xenophobia”. Continue reading ‘Is Tintin racist ?’

12
Aug
09

What’s the point of the Geneva Conventions?

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Wednesday August 12th is the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Convetions. But is it a Happy Birthday? The Geneva Conventions relate to the immunity of medical personnel on the battlefield, the treatment of prisoners of war and the duty to protect civilians. Continue reading ‘What’s the point of the Geneva Conventions?’

07
Nov
08

Talking Points 7th November

Good morning/afternoon/evening – Obama dominated headlines immediately after the election, but now world leaders are competing for the US President-elect’s attention. Continue reading ‘Talking Points 7th November’

29
Oct
08

Talking Points 30th October

Good morning/afternoon/evening – while the US and Pakistan authorities consider talking to the Taleban, they strike again. The Taliban’s spokesman says dialogue is “worthless…(as long as) foreign troops are in our country”. Fears for personal safety is now the highest concern for many Afghans so is it time to talk to the Taleban? ¬†
Continue reading ‘Talking Points 30th October’




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