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Uganda: Assault on human rights

On 10 September, two Ugandan LGBTI activists, Georgina (aka Oundo George) and Brenda (aka Kiiza) were taken into custody by two men in plain clothes who identified themselves as police officers. The two activists were held illegally for one week, were denied any legal representation, denied bail and never brought before a judge. Under both Ugandan and International law the detention was illegal….…

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Australia: fresh hope in heading off conservative politics

Kevin Rudd is back as Labor leader, pushing Prime Minister Julia Gillard out of the driving seat. Brian Loffler reflects on what this could mean for the Left.…

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Pedalling Change

New forms of solidarity with India’s poor have emerged, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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The battle against porn

Apologists for pornography abuse the ‘fight for freedom', argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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The Japanese doll’s house

Tina Burrett takes a look at the country’s entrenched gender roles.…

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A closer look at India’s anti-corruption hero Anna Hazare

Mari Thekaekara wonders whether an undemocratic activist should be blackmailing the Indian government.…

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World Vision USA’s gay marriage U-turn is callous and cowardly

The homophobia of this evangelical aid agency beggars belief, says Leigh Daynes.…

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The Girl Store

Mari Marcel Thekaekara isappalledby the tactics used by a website to raise money for poor Indian children. But do the ends justify the means?.…

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Rising cornflakes – or Boris Johnson’s faux pas

Danny Dorling on why the London mayor has unwittingly done us all a favour by exposing what our élitist leaders erroneously believe.…

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Ending child marriage in Zambia

An introduction to some of those fighting for girls’ rights and education in a short documentary from Girls Not Brides.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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