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Thailand must do more to end human trafficking

Iris Gonzales talks to those affected by a lucrative and terrible trade.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Should we ‘Bobbitize’ the rapists?

Her gut response to one girl’s stand against an attacker makes Mari Marcel Thekaekara question her nonviolent principles.…

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Anti-corruption drive or political witch-hunt?

The case of Sri Lanka’s former ambassador to Russia, accused of arms smuggling, might suggest the latter, says Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.…

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Breaking the system designed to keep tea workers poor

Sabita Banerji reports on the challenge of securing labour rights for plantation workers in India. .…

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Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on the plight of refugees facing a dangerous return home.…

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Sri Lanka votes for democracy

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya is cautiously optimistic following the recent presidential election.…

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Down… but not out

Mgcini Nyoni has developed an interesting theory: cricket is a barometer of a country’s democratic principles..…

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Mayday on May Day

We've 'moved on' to a brave new world in which, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara, you have to swim with the tide...…

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Indian elections, democracy and all that

We tend to treat our government as a joke and our democracy as a farce, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara of India. But often, the electorate stuns the intelligentsia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Peace of the action

Peace of the actionProtecting a human rights campaigner as he lays bare the connections between a mayor and notorious paramilitary death squads. Helping mothers negotiate the release of their children kidnapped to become child soldiers. These are just some of the stories that women peacekeepers share with us in this weeks program.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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