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Sleep in for St George

Sleep in for St George

Lydia James gives a heads up on a pro-migrant campaign seeking to reclaim the Turkish-born saint.
Can a language without a home survive?

Can a language without a home survive?

Yiddish has a reputation for being intrinsically funny – but, says Alex Hacillo, there are better reasons for ensuring it doesn’t die out.
Brahim Dahane: ‘It is better to die than to live afraid’

Brahim Dahane: ‘It is better to die than to live afraid’

Lydia James talks to the Western Saharan human rights defender about uprisings, refugees and the UN mandate.
Silence please, Algeria is dying

Silence please, Algeria is dying

As its people go to the polls, Kamal Benkoussa fears that his country is on the brink of a political and economic precipice.

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Brave Father Musala

The cleric who exposed sex abuse in Uganda’s Catholic Church talks to Patience Akumu.

Should halal and kosher methods of slaughter be banned?

Viva! campaigner Tony Wardle and social commentator Mohammed Ansar go head to head.

‘We need to be the face of Ukraine’

Three Ukrainians living in Britain respond to recent events in their homeland.

Sleep in for St George

Lydia James gives a heads up on a pro-migrant campaign seeking to reclaim the Turkish-born saint.

Why Angelique Kidjo can't abide world music

Louise Gray speaks to the Grammy award-winning singer from Benin who refuses to be ‘put into a little box.’

Cheap drugs and the millionaire whistleblower

Sandhya Srinivasan writes from India on the curious tale of Dinesh Thakur and the generics maker Ranbaxy.

Letter from Bangui: The long walk

Ruby Diamonde tells the story of a woman widowed by violence, trying to rebuild her life in Central African Republic.

Blogs

Slow down for social change: join the Tolpuddle Pilgrimage

Support community initiatives by walking from Devon to Dorset, says Jonny Gordon-Farleigh.

Brahim Dahane: ‘It is better to die than to live afraid’

Lydia James talks to the Western Saharan human rights defender about uprisings, refugees and the UN mandate.

Can a language without a home survive?

Yiddish has a reputation for being intrinsically funny – but, says Alex Hacillo, there are better reasons for ensuring it doesn’t die out.

Silence please, Algeria is dying

As its people go to the polls, Kamal Benkoussa fears that his country is on the brink of a political and economic precipice.

India in the grip of election fever

From the morally bankrupt to the cleanest candidates ever – who will the country choose? Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

Happy Thingyan Water Festival for Rohingyas? Like hell

One Western aid worker is frustrated and sickened by what’s going on in Burma.

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