Christof Lehmann

Dr. Christof Lehmann is the founder and editor of nsnbc. He is a psychologist and former independent political consultant on conflict, conflict resolution and a wide range of other political issues. In March 2013 he established nsnbc as a daily, independent, international on-line newspaper. He can be contacted at nsnbc international at

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Celebrating YPG / YPJ in Raqqa rub Washington’s and Ankara’s noses with giant Öcalan banner

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Kurdish YPG and YPG as well as other allied groups celebrated the liberation of Raqqa, delivering speeches in front of a giant banner showing the jailed Turkish – Kurdish More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Catalonia declared independence; Suspends it for talks with Francoesque Madrid

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont, Tuesday evening, made a formal declaration of independence from Spain to then have it suspended to allow talks with Madrid. The situation in Spain More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Uribe and Democratic Center could shoot down Colombia’s peace with the FARC

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : After Colombia’s Democratic Center party and ex-president Alvaro Uribe earlier this month called for e referendum to end the peace process, the party has now successfully pushed More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Mozambican child street vendors accuse police of aggression

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Although it is technically forbidden, poverty drives many children in Mozambique’s Nampula province into trade to help support their families. Now, many of them are complaining More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Indonesian Foreign Minister Marsudi visiting Myanmar, committed to mediate

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has said that the government of Indonesia has been committed to help authorities in Myanmar de-escalate the crisis in the country. Conflict between More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Subversion in Limboland: Russia & Belarus launch Zapad 2017 military exercise

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia and neighboring Belarus launched their joint Zapad (West) 2017 military exercise spanning from the northern top of Scandinavia to Belarus and Russia’s western military sector. More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Iraqi court sentenced captured Russian ISIS fighter to death

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iraq’s High Judicial Council announced that a criminal court in the capital Baghdad has sentenced a Russian man to death by hanging. The foreign Islamic State member from Russia More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che pleads guilty in Chinese kangaroo court

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Taiwanese right activist Lee Ming-che who has been held by the People’s Republic of China for alleged subversive activities since march 19 pleaded guilty of subversion in a court More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Violence against women the new “normal” in Islamist-ruled Turkey

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : An Istanbul court sentenced Abdullah Cakiroglu to three years and ten months behind bars for slapping a young woman for “wearing inappropriate clothes” on a public bus. Yes, More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Oh no, not Dukor again: Illiteracy rate in Mozambique hovers around 45 percent

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Over 90 percent of Mozambicans were illiterate when the country gained its independence from Portugal in 1975. Today over 40 percent of Mozambicans are illiterate with marked differences More...