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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

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

KENYA VOTES: Risk of election violence ‘unacceptably high’

As the polls loom, Moses Wasamu outlines the implications of a fiercely contested vote, including candidates accused of crimes against humanity.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Politics Violence

Syria’s civilians: when will the horror end?

Nick Harvey from Doctors of the World writes of the daily fear and violence faced by people caught up in the conflict.

Filed in: Conflict Syria Violence

From war to democracy: reframing Sierra Leone

As he remembers the 1999 Freetown massacre, Seray Bangura looks to a bright future for the country formally known as ‘war torn.’

Filed in: Democracy Development (Aid) Sierra Leone Violence

Praying for a new dawn after Delhi rape

India is at a crossroads after a young woman’s brutal murder shook the world. Mari Marcel Thekaekara hopes for positive change.

Filed in: Human Rights India South Asia Violence Women

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