Readers should applaud Aditya Chakrabortty’s article (Western values? They enthroned the monster bombarding Ukrainians today, March 17). The West’s failure to support Mikhail Gorbachev’s reforms and defend reality led to the cataclysmic implosion of the Soviet Union and prevented the more gradual constitutional changes that would have provided stability. TheRead More →

– Dissident Voice / Cartoon Movemen WHAT are the western values? We often hear a representative of a Western country praising its Western values. In a 2017 statement, the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, articulated Canadian values ​​as “openness, compassion, equality and inclusion”. Considering the psychological torture that JulianRead More →

The lesson we must learn from what happened in Afghanistan is that peace and security are not possible without respect for women’s rights and human rights. Sima Samar, head of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission, March 31, 2015, in his office in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo / Massoud Hossaini)Read More →

Nigerian public opinion is intensely homophobic. In 2014, the Nigerian National Assembly passed – then President Goodluck Jonathan signed – a law against homosexual activity as draconian as Uganda’s, better known. At a time of intense polarization along religious and ethnic lines in Nigeria, legislation had near universal support. InRead More →