NEWS IN BRIEF. A student body wants the courses to be organized starting from 2012-2013
Strikers criticize Turkey for having put PKK leader in isolation while “attacking civilian and defenceless people” · 15 Kurdish activists join the hunger strike in Strasbourg to put pressure on the Council of Europe, which is asked to send a delegation of the Committee for the Prevention of Torture to the prison where Öcalan is jailed
The small Asian country tries to assert its position while it faces unemployment and gaps in education although experiencing a remarkable economic growth · East Timorese wonder to which extent they form a modern nation or rather their collective identity is still an outcome of European colonization. An article by Aureli Argemí, president-emeritus of CIEMEN.
ANALYSIS. The construction of national identity in the second youngest state of Africa, Eritrea, has much to do with the decades of struggle that Eritreans fought against Ethiopia. Almost twenty years after independence, the country tries to cement this identity. A comment by the head of the Research Area of CIEMEN, David Forniès.
NEWS IN BRIEF. The event is modelled on the Basque Korrika and aims at raising money to create a fund for the promotion of the language