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Australia Aboriginals win right to sue for colonial land loss

Sydney, Australia - The High Court has handed down the biggest "native title" ruling affecting Aboriginal ownership of the land in decades, amid claims that billions of dollars in compensation will need to be paid by governments to indigenous groups. "Native title" refers to the rights of Australia's indigenous people to their traditional land and…

Can France heal the wounds of its colonial past?

It's an admission of guilt that has been shrouded in secrecy and denial for around 60 years. But this week, French President Emmanuel Macron acknowledged for the first time the widespread use of torture during Algeria's war of independence. Algeria was a French colony for 132 years - until 1962. During the eight years of…
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