Silvia Ferrara

How the IS profits from child soldiers for propaganda purposes 

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The idea that children can be involved into the extremist terrorism of the IS (Islamic State) is horrific. Apart from being victims of bombing attacks on all fronts, children also play an essential role in the ideological war against the West because as a means of winning, propaganda is “more powerful than the nuclear bomb”.…

 The brutal reality of Nigerian girls: trafficking for sexual exploitation

Trafficking in human beings has ancient origins, dating back millenniums before the Roman Empire. Although it is considered a totally inhuman practice to our day, it still persists, and it has intensified especially in the area of ​​prostitution. According to the Financial Times, in 2015, this deal covered 21 million people worldwide, of which 4.5…

Venezuela to collapse, a country now alien to its people

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Venezuela is immersed in a real internal crisis that began covertly in 2013, but has reached its peak in recent months. A recession that invests every sector, from the institutional and economic, to the social and humanitarian. Protests, unjustified arrests and violent reactions to anti-government protesters are on the agenda. On 24 May 2017, Attorney…