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In support of feminism: Why women aren’t equal

In the last century, women's rights ran a marathon. Across the globe, women fought and won the right to slam their stove doors shut and put down their mops to participate more equally in government, in education, in paid work, and all the other wonderful things that a good life offers. So much so that the feminism of fifty years ago sounds outdated and unnecessary to the young women in the Western World today.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Not a good place to be a journalist

A new national report says 25 journalists were beaten and harassed last year in Sierra Leone.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Taking it lying down

As I write this, a huge, beautiful old sycamore tree is beingunceremoniously chain-sawed to the ground in Oxford city centre. Why?To make way for a monstrous gleaming new shopping centre so that,according to the Council, 'our retail and city centre economy can beviable into the future.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Conservative victory in Iran? Look again

The recent elections in Iran have beenwidely interpreted as a victory for conservative forces and a boostfor hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. How could a two-thirdsmajority in the Majlis for conservatives be interpreted any otherway?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Queer eye for the WSF

For me, one of the real achievements of this WSF has been thewonderful turnout of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex(LGBTI) activists here (particularly from Africa). The Q-Spot, a venuesetup by GALCK (the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya), was one of themost popular hangouts in the stadium. Numerous workshops, trainings,debates, film screenings, exhibits, and poetry readings were wellattended and there was a real buzz about the place.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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When the law failed journalism

The media in Sierra Leone are forcing the judiciary to decriminalize libel and stop imprisoning journalists for sedition.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Free the Cuban Five!

Hollywood actor lends his support to the campaign to release five political prisoners being held in the US.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Culture from chaos

Where next for Iraqi art?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A heavy sentence

If Nigerian prisoners are transferred back home from British prisons, they will face inhumane conditions.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Passing the time of day

Stuck fast and imprisoned on a barge, with the world's most useless qualification - a stone's throw from Aldermaston nuclear weapons establishment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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