Weekly Reports

19th-25th December 2022

Translated by: José Chaiça Christmas as a weapon of resistance to Russia. Seen as an historic achievement, some Ukrainian Orthodox celebrated, this year, Christmas on December 25th (instead of January 7th), as was traditional and…

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12th-18th December 2022

Translated by: José Chaiça Russia and Ukraine: Putin’s new measures As for news regarding the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Russian defence ministry has announced a somewhat daring project – sending musicians and artists to the frontline,…


5th-11th December 2022

Translated by: Laura Montebello Germany detained 25 people who were preparing a coup d’état and invasion of parliament Twenty-five people were arrested in Germany for an alleged conspiracy against the government that included the preparation…


29/11 – 04/12 of 2022

Iranian Morality Police Suspended The Morality Police, which inspected the Iranian population’s moral behaviour, namely the fulfilment of codes of conduct, for example, regarding the clothes Iranians wear. The decision from the Prosecutor-General of the…


30/10-06/11 of 2022

Translated by: Daniela Aires e Matilde São José The post-election scenario in Brazil After the polls gave Lula da Silva the victory on October 30th, Brazil entered a wave of contestation in reaction to the…


17th-23rd October of 2022

Liz Truss resigns after 45 daysBritish prime-minister Liz Truss submitted, last Thursday, her resignation after little over a month in office. It lasted 45 days. “I cannotdeliver the mandate”, she said, following a truly hallucinatingParliament…


2nd-9th October of 2022

Translated by: Daniela Aires Bridge connecting Crimea to Russia destroyed, Kremlin talks about terrorism “The reaction of the Kyiv regime to the civil infrastructure damage demonstrates its terrorist nature”, stated the spokeswoman for the Ministry…


26/09 – 02/10 of 2022

Translated by: Tiago Jorge The Russian war machine and Ukraine’s self-determination The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has seen structural developments this week, since referendums in Russian-occupied Ukrainian regions were held and where 95% of the…


5th-11th September of 2022

After reigning for 70 years, Queen Elizabeth II has diedElizabeth II, Queen of England, has died last Thursday at 96. She was the longest reigning monarch in British history and whose longevity only fell behind…


29/08-04/09 of 2022

Translated by: Matilde São José and Daniela Aires Floods in PakistanPakistan is the latest stage for extreme phenomena triggered by climate change, where millions of people became homeless due to intense and unceasing raining. The…