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With the Pussy Riot trials, the Winter Olympics, rampant homophobia and most recently the invasion of Ukraine, Russia has been very much in the...

Egyptian history was made last week when Hala Shukralla became the first woman to be elected leader of a major political party. She will...

Steve McQueen may be the first black man to ever win the Oscar for best director but he has made a career for himself...

Instantly, you’ll be hit by how 'The Butler' is like the 'Forrest Gump' of the civil rights movement. It flies through the past 70 years...

After winning over the Cannes jury, chaired by Steven Speilberg, and being awarded the Palme d'Or in may, Abdellatif Kechiche's tenuous adaptation of Julie...

© Bertrand NOËL Feminism: the belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes. Now, that doesn't sound so bad, does it? In...

'Ali J' confronts the issue of the partition of British India on the basis of differing religious ideals. Muhammad Ali Jinnah was the founder...

The issue of gay rights is a hotly debated subject all over the world. Some cultures are more tolerant than others to homosexuality. In...

Like anybody who starts their own creative venture, there are times when I doubt the relevance of my work. Some days I look at...