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Tommaso Segantini


Tommaso Segantini is a freelance writer with a background in international relations and forced migration studies. His work has appeared on Jacobin, openDemocracy, and Adbusters.

Film Review: Farah Nabulsi's Oscar-nominated short-film documents the everyday dehumanisation of Palestinians under a torturous occupation. Littered with metaphorical references and heart-wrenching moments, The Present is a must-watch for all.

07 May, 2021

Comment: The EU says it wants to help refugees, but the new pact reflects the same mindset of deterrence and dissuasion, focusing on border controls and returns, writes Tommaso Segantini.

06 April, 2021

Comment: Europe's militarised fortress keeps out the global poor and the victims of war, while private companies fuel conflicts and profit from reinforcing borders, writes Tommaso Segantini.

14 March, 2017

Comment: Right-wing forces in Europe that promote hatred and division are the best allies religious extremists could have hoped for, writes Tommaso Segantini.

27 February, 2017

Comment: Trump and his cabinet's aggressive anti-Iranian hostility is nothing new to the imperial ambitions of US foreign policy, writes Tommaso Segantini.

08 February, 2017

Comment: Palestinians must liberate themselves from the oppressive shackles of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, and work towards an independent, nonviolent Palestinian liberation movement, writes Tommaso Segantini.

31 January, 2017

Comment: Understanding the conflict in Syria through the narrow lens of regime change fails to capture its complexity, and strips protesters of their subjectivity and grievances, writes Tommaso Segantini.

05 January, 2017