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Why are we locking up migrants?

Detaining foreigners is costly, inhumane and on the rise…

  • Wed Jan 1 07:19:00 2014
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Criminalizing undocumented migrants has got to stop

No one is illegal, but European countries are shaping perceptions through terminology, writes Michele LeVoy.…

  • Thu Dec 19 11:16:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

Argument: Should prostitution be legalized?

Human rights lawyer Dianne Post and writer and filmmaker Bishakha Datta go head-to-head.…

  • Mon Apr 1 11:43:00 2013
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Squatting law is cause of problems, not a cure

Vyvian Raoul calls for change in England and Wales to avoid more deaths like that of a homeless man outside an empty Kent bungalow.…

  • Tue Mar 12 12:46:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

Legalize drugs - all of them!

NI editor Vanessa Baird looks at the many reasons why this is the only option that makes sense…

  • Sat Sep 1 06:48:00 2012
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Becoming criminal at home

From 1 September squatting residential buildings in England and Wales will be illegal…

  • Fri Aug 31 06:41:00 2012
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Police beat up Peru’s green priest

Days after five are killed in clashes over the Minas Congas gold mining project, peaceful protester Father Marco Arana is dragged into custody.…

  • Fri Jul 6 06:18:00 2012
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Why outlawing squatting will be way too expensive

Criminalizing squatters is likely to cost £790 million and deep cuts to legal aid won’t even cover half of that, warns Rueben Taylor.…

  • Fri Mar 16 06:45:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Cheering and clapping for hate: Uganda’s anti-gay bill returns

Despite being shelved in 2010, the anti-homosexuality bill is back on the agenda…

  • Fri Feb 17 07:13:00 2012
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Leave squatters alone!

The government ‘crackdown’ on squatting is a smokescreen for a full-scale attack on society’s most vulnerable, warns Rueben Taylor.…

  • Fri Jul 1 11:50:00 2011
  • Rank: 100

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