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Police coerce children to spy in Kashmir

The case of 17-year-old Danish reveals corrupt and brutal law enforcement, says Uzma Falak.

Filed in: Children Kashmir Violence

The other 9/11

This September marks the 40th anniversary of Chile’s coup d’état. David Ransom considers what we can learn from the lost decade that followed.

Filed in: Chile Human Rights Military Politics

Debt, austerity, devastation: it’s Europe’s turn

As the creditors get fatter, the innocent are punished. Susan George laments a leadership subservient to big business.

Filed in: Arms Debt Economics Europe Military Politics Structural Adjustment

Orthodox Church goes on the rampage in Georgia

Why were nettle-wielding women and stool-throwing priests allowed to attack LGTBI activists? asks Onnik Krikorian.

Filed in: Gay Rights Georgia Politics Religion Violence

Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Conflict Japan Philippines Women

Why are we so afraid of chemical weapons?

War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.

Filed in: Arms Human Rights Iraq Military Nuclear Weapons Politics Syria United States War and Peace

What will happen when the MDGs expire?

Dan Smith gets to grips with the UN High Level Panel’s report on international development post-2015, and argues that it needs to go deeper.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Peace Poverty UN

Bosnia: small victories in a place on the edge

Nick Micinski warns of an unstable future as communities try and build inter-ethnic relationships in the face of poverty and tension.

Filed in: Activism Bosnia-Herzegovina Children Human Rights Society War and Peace

The compassionate case against foreign intervention

‘We are not the good guys’ – Kerry-anne Mendoza argues that the US and Britain should avoid military action in war ravaged countries like Syria.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Military Politics Syria United Kingdom United States War and Peace

Syrian war spills into Lebanon

Stefan Simanowitz reports from Baalbek and Tripoli on fears that life for locals and refugees will become less secure.

Filed in: Lebanon Migration Syria Violence War and Peace

Amnesty International defends refugees in Kenya

Henry Owino explores the government’s plans to forcibly remove Somalis, despite international criticism.

Filed in: Kenya Refugees Somalia Violence

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