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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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Binayak Sen and the 'tattered Gandhian dream'

You may recall that we ran a special feature by regular NI contributor Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the worldwide protest to free Dr Binayak Sen– a doctor who works with poor communities in central India and who wasarrested on trumped-up charges of 'terrorism' by the Indian Government..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Urgency required!

A new book explores LGBT rights worldwide, at a time of increased threats to the African gay community.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Making a difference

Small radical acts can add up to something, reckons Mgcini Nyoni.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Palestinian hunger striker ‘hanging between life and death’

More than 200 days into his protest against the Israeli occupation, Samer Issawi is not giving up. Noreen Sadik reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hate has no place in the house of God

Desmond Tutu speaks out against the wave of homophobia sweeping across many African countries.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Are Western evangelists responsible for Uganda's homophobia?

Patience Akumu considers what impact preaching hate has had on the country's citizens and politicians. .…

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‘I was at the dentist, your honour’

Members of Peru's armed forces have still not been brought to justice for the atrocities they committed during the country's civil war, reports Vanessa Baird.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Edward Snowden is a true patriot

As a supposed bastion of democracy, the US should support those who expose the truth, writes Mari Marcel Thekeakara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kenya’s political cyber war

Tension that manifested itself in physical violence after the 2007 general election has moved to social media for 2013, reports Moses Wasamu.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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