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Universalizing environmental and human rights

Doug Weir explains why these rights are especially important during times of armed conflict.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Laughter in Kabul

If I got a pound for every time someone asked me to take care as Italked about visiting Kabul I’d be a millionaire by now. I do promiseto take good care of myself, and I mean it, but as soon as I reach mycityof birth I feelsafer than ever. This safety is not logical, ofcourse, because statisticallyKabul is getting more and more dangerouswith the rising number of suicide bombings, kidnappings and armedrobberies.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Punishing the victims

Normality doesn’t exist in Gaza – andthe situation inside the world’s largest prison is getting slowly worse.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Peace... maybe

The Arabic word tahdiya means ‘calming’ or ‘quieting.’ Hamas and theGovernment of Israel agreed to a six month tahdiya a few days ago, justafter the first anniversary of the Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip.Hostilities on both sides would cease, and the Israeli siege of Gazawould gradually ease.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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From India to Libya: democracy or hypocrisy?

Why is one state deemed democratic and another demonic when repression and corruption are evident in both? Sokari Ekine asks some awkward questions.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The boy from Mutanabe Street

A photograph of a young Iraqi symbolizes so much in an Iraq which remains in turmoil.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Journalists, lawyers and activists without borders

It was the hacks who got here first: even before Israel announced its‘unilateral’ ceasefire in the Gaza Strip on 18 January, they werequeuing up at the Egyptian border post in Rafah, waiting to cross overinto Gaza and file their war stories.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

A wake-up call

Sokari Ekine considers what the Independence Day bombings mean for Nigeria's future.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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In search of Fatima

Sokari Ekine reviews In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story – a story of displacement and loss, a yearning for that place in one’s mind that can never be reclaimed.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Gaza is changed forever

‘Wehave lost everything… But tell them, tell the world, we do not want food ormoney – we just want our life back, and we want our freedom.’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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