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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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‘African Migration Management’

Just over two years ago the Spanish government – desperate to stopmigrant workers from crossing into Spain from the Sahara – came to anagreement with the Senegalese government to deploy their coast guard.They also agreed to set up a school for youths in the hope that wouldstop them from selling DVDs and umbrellas in Granada and Barcelona. Itdidn’t.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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There is no hierarchy of rights or justice

Is Africa so full of its ownoppression that it cannot see that of the Palestinians, and feel their pain? .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Read for freedom!

People in Western Sahara have been waiting 43 years for their rights under international law.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Gambian Paralympians: where are they now?

Begging in the morning and training in the afternoon –Sulayman Colleysays The Gambia’s government needs to do more for disability sport.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Brahim Dahane: ‘It is better to die than to live afraid’

Lydia James talks to the Saharawi human rights defender about uprisings, refugees and the UN mandate.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Slavery still widespread in Mauritania

Shortly after modern-day slave masters are sent to prison in the UK, Iris Gonzales reminds us the practice is still alive in parts of Africa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sharing water is key to peace in the Middle East

Samantha North highlights the vital role played by water in current conflicts. .…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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A word with Aziza Brahim

The Western Saharan singer and activist on Cuban solidarity, life as a refugee, and making her grandmother proud.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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To be black in Libya

Being black is a stigma which makes life even harder in a country where chaos is the only rule, reports Karlos Zurutuza.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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