Alternative Nobel Prize 2021 for defenders of human rights and the environment | DW | 29.09.2021

1634344402 Alternative Nobel Prize 2021 for defenders of human rights and

Marthe Wandou This Cameroonian peace and gender equality activist has been campaigning against sexual violence and for the rights of children and women for decades. Marthe Wandou’s organization, “Action Locale pour un Développement Participatif et Autogéré” (ALDEPA), founded in 1998, applies a holistic approach that includes education, prevention work, psychosocial support and legal assistance, and … Read more

Sally Rooney refuses to sell rights to her latest novel in Israel to denounce “apartheid”

Sally Rooney refuses to sell rights to her latest novel

The Irish literary phenomenon will not publish Beautiful World, Where Are You “in solidarity with a movement boycotting Israel“. The successful novelist created controversy. Sally Rooney, originally from Castlebar in the northwest of Ireland, is considered a young prodigy in the Anglo-Saxon world. Its intrigues address the notion of consent, social differences and romantic relationships. … Read more

Hank Gilbert