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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

Boston? Yes. Arusha? No thank you

Virgil Hawkins compares media coverage of two bombings and argues that some victims are considered more ‘newsworthy’ than others.

Filed in: Africa Media North America Tanzania Terrorism United States Violence

The Philippines: little reason to celebrate press freedom

While rankings have improved, Iris Gonzales describes a culture of impunity which fails to get justice for murdered media workers.

Filed in: Human Rights Media Philippines Politics Violence

The Boston bombing and hope for peace

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the devastating deaths of innocent people in terror attacks and unjust wars.

Filed in: Conflict India Peace Politics Society Terrorism United States Violence

Algerian gas plant terror: the real story

Used to justify Western military in North Africa, we have not been told the truth about the Tiguentourine attack reveals Jeremy Keenan.

Filed in: Algeria Conflict Terrorism United States

From the mouths of ex-soldiers onto the stage

Ailin Conant recalls her inspiration for a moving new play of traumatic homecomings.

Filed in: Conflict Culture

Hassan Blassim: leave Iraq to its freedom

Amy Hall speaks to the author about writing, the war and his upcoming appearance at the Reel Iraq festival in Britain.

Filed in: Conflict Culture Iraq War and Peace

A sigh of relief post-Kenya election

Although questions remain, including the possibility of a second-round run-off, Henry Owino says tension has lifted, thanks to a broadly peaceful vote.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Peace Politics

The pain of blows

A violent mugging in Montevideo brings New Internationalist editor Vanessa Baird face to face with the greater crime of health inequality.

Filed in: Health Uruguay Violence

KENYA VOTES: Fight or flight?

Phoebe Matsika and Sidi Sarro live in Kenya. One is leaving the country over safety fears, but the other is staying. Here’s why.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Violence Women

KENYA VOTES: Seeking God’s help for peace

Henry Owino reports on a three-day long ceremony of repentance for the 2007-08 post-election violence, attended by six presidential candidates.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Religion Violence

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