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No justice for women

Is domestic abuse a part of Sierra Leonean culture?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Aminatou Haidar wins human rights prize

Saharawi activist wins Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Award.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: Refugees' lives in the balance

Perhaps it's not unsurprising that when cyclone Nargis strucksouthern Burma, my thoughts went first to a community of internalrefugees close to the Thai border in the north who would have beenphysically unaffected. These were the people of Wan Bai Pay* whohad been graceful in their hospitality to me earlier this year and whohad entrusted me with their traumatic stories (of slave labourextracted by Burma's military, of beatings, murder and rape) with thesimple request: ‘Tell the world about…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Zapatistas threatened

We have received an urgent appeal from the Zapatistas in La Garrucha, Chiapas, Mexico's southernmost state. It reached us via latinlasnet in Australia, where more information and contacts can be found. Since their uprising on 1 January 1994, the Zapatistas have beenunder constant threat of from military and paramilitary forces.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Africa: trapped in water privatization

Water privatization and exploitation in Africa in the name of 'development' has disastrous consequences for the continent's population, writes Sokari Ekine..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The debt is to the Majority World - and to nature

It's a tangled web the hidden hand of the market weaves when it practices to deceive. There is no alternative to the alternatives.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Poor Indian kids checkmating the odds

One man’s drive to teach dalit children chess is putting pride back into a community, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Poison of Pinochet

The one distinctive mark left by General Augusto Pinochet, Chile’sbe-shaded terrorist, will be the celebration of his death. That’s notaccorded to many, and I can’t off-hand think of another who’s beengranted it recently, at least not after dying in bed. The BBC’s radioobituary slot turned to a Swiss entrepreneur who had the honour ofinterpreting between Pinochet and Margaret Thatcher – another candidatefor the same accolade, I suppose.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bring workers’ rights back into fashion

Angered by the avoidable tragic factory collapse at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at how we’ve regressed on employment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bombs, bikes and handsome boys – Aghanistan gears up for election day

‘Even if there are 100 bombs on voting day, all Afghans should vote,’ President Karzairecently urged. From Kabul, Travis Beard surveys the – rugged andcharacter-rich – scene in the build-up to next week’s presidential elections:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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