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The Robin Hood Army

It’s heartening to read about an altruistic movement with no hidden motives except to feed the hungry, homeless and needy, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A heart-warming response to the refugee crisis

Mari Marcel Thekaekara finds a ray of sunshine in an email from a friend.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Keep talking about (and dancing for) Burma

In May, Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal to ‘use your liberty to promote ours’ will be at the heart of Brighton Festival (UK) as she becomes Guest Director from afar. But how else can we use our freedom to support those denied it in Burma?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Flame, shame and symbols

It couldn’thave been more symbolic. We all strained to see the Olympic flame, barelyvisible, ringed by a double band of Chinese security guards and British policeas it approached Downing Street.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Human rights award for Bo Kyi

Bo Kyi of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) who featured in the Burma mag and subsequently on Radio New Internationalist has just won a Human Rights Defender Award from Human Rights Watch.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Food - wake-up call

The excellent Oakland Institute in California has produced this useful briefing which sheds a little more light on what's really going on.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The really ugly face of capitalism

With rich countries andcorporations buying up our land, we are witnessing a new scramble for Africa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: hunted down

The first anniversary of the popular protests against fuel pricerises in Burma has come around. And the security forces are stepping uptheir game, rounding up pro-democracy activists.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Don't laugh!

Cartoons can convey a serious message in an accessible way which should be embraced, not scorned.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tibet - hope at last

Suddenly, for the first time in many years, there's hope. As tension and protests mount in Tibet- and within Tibetan communities outside the country - there is a sense that atlast something is shifting, however fraught with perils that change may be. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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