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Armed police in Rio de Janeiro: protecting or provoking?

Laura Stacey considers the worrying rise in police violence.

Filed in: Brazil Violence

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

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

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

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

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