Ramona Wadi

Ramona Wadi is an independent researcher, freelance journalist, book reviewer and blogger. Her writing covers a range of themes in relation to Palestine, Chile and Latin America.

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October 12, 2019
The Obligation to Discredit Colonial ‘Regret’

Regret is not an acknowledgement of colonial violence, especially when it refuses to acknowledge the victims murdered by the British Empire.

October 4, 2019
The Duplicitous Agenda Endorsed by the UN and NATO

While the UN promotes its humanitarian façade, NATO provides the militarisation of the UN’s purported human rights agenda.

September 22, 2019
Human Rights Rhetoric at the UN Is Not Enough to Combat the US Blockade on Cuba

In failing to take into consideration the relations between Cuba and Venezuela, the international community is heaping additional constraints on the Cuban people.

September 13, 2019
In Chile, Dictatorship-Era Legacy of Impunity Is Still Endorsed by Governments

If governments in Chile continue to uphold the dictatorship pacts of silence, Chile’s memory will, with time, remain tethered to narrations which do not make it beyond diluted versions of history.

September 7, 2019
BRICS Needs a Unified Front Against US Intervention in Venezuela

The international community is dominated by discourse that promotes foreign intervention according to the undemocratic agendas of the so-called democratic countries.

August 29, 2019
Australia Furthers Its Cooperation With NATO

Australia’s involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan as a non-NATO member has been one of the most prominent and reportedly in relation to training missions, although it was also involved in capturing and detaining alleged terror suspects.

August 19, 2019
Moving Past Bolsonaro’s Interpretation of Oblivion

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is giving practical examples of what happens when a democratically-elected government implements dictatorship-era practices. How is oblivion defined and what happens when it becomes a trigger for remembrance?

August 14, 2019
Gantz’s Electoral Campaign Is Focused on Gaza’s Vulnerability

Having failed to form a coalition government, Benjamin Netanyahu has called for another general election, providing candidates with yet another opportunity to vie with each other in terms of their prospective plans to oppress Palestinians further.

August 5, 2019
How Bolsonaro Is Maintaining Brazil’s Exploitation at Local and International Levels

Despite pleas for protection against miners invading their territory, the indigenous tribes are unlikely to find recourse from the authorities. Bolsonaro has stated his decision to open natural reserves for exploitation as the reason behind what he terms “approximation with the United States.”

July 19, 2019
Brazil and the US – a Neoliberal Alliance Under Bolsonaro and Trump

Brazil is set on a trend that has many precedents. Together with other right-wing governments in Latin America, it is continuing a macabre legacy that will now be implemented through methods which the international community has normalised and is only concerned with finding solutions for, rather than halting.