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Why let a genocide get in the way of naked ambition?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara, on how Narender Modi could be a prime ministerial contender for the 2014 elections in India.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Web Censorship Roundup

An increasingly totalitarian regime wants to introduce mass internetcensorship in a fundamentally undemocratic way. Web users may bedisconnected and web sites taken down with no due process or clearevidence on the say-so of shadowy unelected bodies. Oh, and Google finally stood up to Chinese internet censorship.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Philippines must dismantle its private armies!

State-backed militaries continue to act with impunity, writes Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Chávez - neither Satan nor Saviour

Early in 2006, while researching a magazine about Venezuela*, I wasinvited to dinner at a lovely house in a very pleasant neighbourhood ofCaracas. My host was anxious that I should not be fooled by governmentpropaganda. Passing journalists and intellectuals from the North were,she felt, rather vulnerable to it.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Inside the tent of an honest man

Zuhra Bahman meets the likeable – and unlikely – man who would be Afghanistan’s next president. He’s considered honest, unpretentious and the country’s Ralph Nader.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Malala Yousafzai is another innocent target

Syed Hamad Ali says the 14-year-old campaigner shot in Pakistan is among hundreds of civilian victims.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Homeless

What have babies just a few months old done to be attacked with tear gas by the state that is supposed to protect them? Their ‘sin’ is simple: they were born to poor parents.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ugly repercussions of the beautiful game

South Africa's clean-up before the 2010 World Cup is sweeping away homes and people's livelihoods.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate campaigners target coal power construction firm

For the second time this month, campaigners have targeted offices ofSurrey-based building firm BAM Nuttall. Protesters have climbed thecompany’s flagpole and raised a flag reading “no new coal”. Sevenpeople have attempted to enter the building to speak to ChiefExecutive Martin J.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Excitement, exhilaration, emotion: music’s power to move its listeners.

We generally assume music is used for the good – but occasionally this is not so...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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