Zijn illegale Afrikaanse schoonmakers in Amsterdam moderne slaven? En hoe denkt men hierover in een land als Nigeria? RNW peilde de meningen in Lagos en bracht ze woensdag in tijdens het TV-debat De Stelling van Amsterdam op de stadsomroep AT5.
“A meeting of free, creative minds. An inspiring workshop with some great art on display.” That was RNW’s Love Matters graffiti exhibition in Cairo.
Women are still discriminated against on the Arab labour market. “Male only” is in the small print of many vacancies.
Female motorbike riders in Morocco asserting their freedom and independence. The RNW video drew a great many views and comments on YouTube.
Moroccan youths are very active on social media but don’t have unlimited freedom to express themselves.
Young people in Saudi Arabia face one of the most repressive media environments in the Arab World.
The current chaos in Syria follows decades of severe repression with harsh restrictions on fundamental freedoms and human rights.
Young people in Yemen are increasingly vocal in their calls for more democracy and respect for human rights.