Israel's biggest anti-BDS conference hits Jerusalem

My story in Mondoweiss… (my photos here): One of Israel’s biggest newspapers staged the country’s first national… conference… against the… boycott, divestment and sanctions… (BDS) movement this week in Jerusalem.… Yedioth Ahronoth… and its website… Ynet… organized a day-long event that featured the majority of leading Israeli politicians and many cultural figures. Fear, paranoia, anger and determination was ubiquitous amongst the panelists and audience.…

The “war on drugs” in Guinea-Bissau translated into French

Late last year I visited Guinea-Bissau in West Africa to investigate the country’s role as a key drug smuggling hub between South America and Europe. I published a number of stories about it including in… Foreign Policy. Leading French website… Ulyces… is committed to translating investigative stories from across the world and bringing back the tradition of financially…

German radio station Bayerischer Rundfunk on privatised immigration

During my recent period in Berlin, Germany, as a Visiting Researcher… at WZB Social Science Centre, I was interviewed by Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting) about Europe and Germany’s moves towards outsourcing its refugee “problem” to private corporations. My interview begins at 36.17. Other people on the show are social scientist Manuela Bojadzijev, political scientist Sandro Mezzadra,…