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Freedom and football

In a letter to a friend, Antoine Cassar relives a visit to a detention centre in Luxembourg.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Former Kamlari slave girls pave the way for change in Nepal

By speaking out about their experiences, survivors have helped change society, reports Kevin Childs.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A woman's life inside

Iris Gonzales meets women at a Filipino prison and can't help thinking they should not be locked up.…

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Make way for disability rights

Sierra Leone just ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. So what does that mean?.…

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‘Is African identity a house of ideas that imprisons and silences?’*

Nigerian writer AmosTutola’s quote is certainly true for sexual minorities, still beingoppressed by decades-old colonial laws.…

  • 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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Buddhists at loggerheads

‘It’s tooconfusing for me,’ I heard a student confessing outside Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre. To theright was a group of Tibetan exiles with their brightly coloured flags, here togreet the Dalai Lama on the Oxford leg of his UK tour.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: Dizzying efficiency

Sometimes the urge to fling the nearest available projectile at thetelevision set can take some suppressing. I found myself strugglingwhen, during the course of a news item on Burma, the anchor mentionedthe military junta winning the country’s referendum on a new constitution. A strangulated ‘Aaaargghhh!’ emerged nonethless.…

  • 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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