Category: International

From Ferguson to Fallujah and from Kenya to Kiev, the Fifth Column presents the international news stories you won’t find anywhere else.

Who are your comrades now?

The Russian state wants payback for the mass protests of 2012. But the arrest of another political activist in Russia has attracted the attention of neither the west, nor the European left.

The face behind the PKK story

Every journalist who’s visited the PKK’s mountain stronghold in recent years knows Zagros Hiwa. He is the first point of contact for reporters looking to cover the Kurdish guerrilla movement, reports Karlos Zurutuza.