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The day after the UN vote on Palestine

Becoming a ‘non-member state’ needs to bring practical as well as symbolic change says Frank Barat.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Spare a thought for the brave Syrians in Syria

Don’t forget those who cannot escape the war-torn country, says Frances Guy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Saudi appointment to UN human rights panel is a farce

Felicity Arbuthnot considers a spectacular new low for the United Nations.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rise of the killer robots!

Nathalie Olah reports on the alarming development of autonomous weapons.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:51:00 2016
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Civil society crackdown in Ethiopia

As Ethiopia joins the UN Human Rights Council, Laetitia Bader hopes its own rights abuses will be put under the international spotlight.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:51:00 2016
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Kimberley Process 'whitewashes' blood diamonds

Aoife Allen describes how The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme is not doing enough to clean up the gems trade. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:51:00 2016
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UN ‘travesty’: resolutions of mass destruction - Part 2

How has the corporate press reacted to the fighting in Syria?.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Killing Gaddafi: the death of legal justice

First it was Saddam, then bin Laden and now Gaddafi. The West gets its man but loses its humanity, says Felicity Arbuthnot.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Just don't do it!

Cautionary tales of co-option and compromise from UN-insider *Jean Ziegler* and anti-sweatshop activist *Jeff Ballinger*.…

  • Sat Dec 1 09:16:00 2007
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