Monthly Archives: September 2016

NAM and sham: Whither Non-alignment?

By Ameen Izzadeen The message from Venezuela’s Margarita Island is that the Non-aligned Movement is all but dead. The 120-member organisation appeared like a bed-ridden elderly person thinking of beating Usain Bolt in a 100-metre sprint. Like the proverbial rats … Continue reading

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G20 summit: Substance was in the sideshows

By Ameen Izzadeen We cannot be over optimistic that this week’s G 20 summit in one of China’s most prosperous cities would become a catalyst to revitalise the global economy. In the run-up to the Hangzhou summit, the media hype … Continue reading

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The pogrom of children: The picture behind the pictures

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror of August 26, 2016)A chilling picture of a child – identified as Omran Daqneesh from Aleppo in Syria – is making international news and creating much debate in the … Continue reading

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