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Egypt: amending the penal code, shattering civil society

NGOs, activists, journalists, filmmakers: all should fear the latest state crackdown, writes Chalaine Chang.…

  • Wed Oct 15 05:03:00 2014
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Egypt’s cover-up: one year after the Rab’a Square massacre

The military-backed authorities recently refused entry to Human Rights Watch workers…

  • Thu Aug 14 07:03:00 2014
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Rise of the killer robots!

Nathalie Olah reports on the alarming development of autonomous weapons.…

  • Tue Oct 1 04:41:00 2013
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Why are we so afraid of chemical weapons?

War is destruction…

  • Wed Jun 19 10:57:00 2013
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Laying into the poor

From the US to China, Owen Jones documents how the demonization of the have-nots is going global.…

  • Tue Jan 1 08:59:00 2013
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Civil society crackdown in Ethiopia

As Ethiopia joins the UN Human Rights Council, Laetitia Bader hopes its own rights abuses will be put under the international spotlight.…

  • Tue Jan 1 08:11:00 2013
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Jon Snow - 'Twitter is a sensational medium'

The veteran journalist talks to Libby Powell about the dearth of tweeting Tuaregs, reporting war crimes and the scourge of guinea worm.…

  • Tue Jan 1 06:30:00 2013
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Indigenous organizations to sue Peru over Amazon gas project

David Hill reports on the legal move to protect isolated indigenous peoples at risk of ‘extermination’ by the country’s biggest ever hydrocarbons project.…

  • Tue Jan 1 05:26:00 2013
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The day after the UN vote on Palestine

Becoming a ‘non-member state’ needs to bring practical as well as symbolic change says Frank Barat.…

  • Fri Nov 30 11:54:00 2012
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A ‘strategic silence’ on Syria – to the Philippines’ shame

Iris Gonzales on an uncomfortable absence at this month’s Human Rights Council meeting.…

  • Tue Jun 12 05:51:00 2012
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