In the end of March, 14 students at Malmö högskola went on a study trip to Jordan, poised to learn more about the country’s culture and current challenges. The trip was organised by the Malmö Association of Foreign Affairs.
An effort to expand its influence and develop new markets for its exports, China’s One Belt, One Road project is an attempt to economically link the East and the West together. It’s success or failure could be the bellwether of China’s new international influence.
Followers of Falun Gong, a spiritual movement, have been persecuted by the Chinese government ever since a large-scale crackdown in 1999, yet there is seemingly neither an end to the persecution nor to the resources of the movement.