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Female Genital Mutilation behind the headlines

Samora Asere interviews AnnaMaria Lepedo Chumakan, a Samburu woman in North-central Kenya about the practice of FGM in her community…

  • Fri Nov 29 13:18:00 2013
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Kenya: confusion follows Mau Mau compensation deal

Maina Waruru fears a ‘scrabble for cash’ as more law firms and ex-fighters threaten legal action.…

  • Wed Jun 12 11:42:00 2013
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Could Kenyatta aid Mau Mau case?

Britain says it’s too late for torture victims to seek compensation but the new Kenyan government could intervene.…

  • Wed May 1 10:56:00 2013
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‘Secret courts’ jeopardize justice

Simon Crowther argues that the use of ‘closed material’ as evidence is unfair to those who may have suffered grave human rights abuses.…

  • Fri Apr 5 16:58:00 2013
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Minister denies torture of Tamils deported from Britain

UK Border Agency defends removals to Sri Lanka, despite abuse of deportees documented by Human Rights Watch, writes Phil Miller.…

  • Thu Feb 7 08:31:00 2013
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Britain must compensate all Mau Mau veterans

With his elderly teacher in mind, Maina Waruru urges Britain to settle with surviving Kenyan fighters quickly.…

  • Mon Oct 8 12:07:00 2012
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Torture recompense comes to Kenyans

Maina Waruru celebrates payouts for persecuted activists on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.…

  • Fri Jun 1 07:05:00 2012
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Palestinian children routinely jailed for throwing stones

Israeli military authorities dish out prison terms to minors as young as 12, says B'Tselem report.…

  • Mon Jul 25 17:29:00 2011
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Death Row Nigeria

Hundreds of Nigerian prisoners are being held on death row many of whom have been tortured or whose trials were not conducted properly according to a new report by Amnesty International…

  • Wed Oct 22 05:18:00 2008
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Inside China's Prisons

Swinging open Chinas cell doors to hear whos inside, and why...Civilunrest is rising in China, particularly in rural areas where people areincreasingly disgruntled because of corrupt or inefficient officials.In a push upwards by the people, more and more protesters are claimingfreedom of speech and demanding a right to be heard…

  • Thu May 22 01:12:17 2008
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