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A political verdict

As former president Morsi is given the death penalty, Chalaine Chang considers what justice looks like in Egypt.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Is Arkansas’s execution parade justice or expedience?

Although it has been put on hold, Arkansas' planned series of executions has raised again the issue of capital punishment, writes Robert Walsh.…

  • Fri Apr 21 12:35:05 2017
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The waves that woke the world

The aftermath and implications of the Asian tsunami. Includes: the Burmese migrant workers who were forgotten victims; caste discrimination in India even amid the tsunami trauma; an NI reader on helping to identify bodies in Thailand. .…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:02:13 2016
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Brandon Astor Jones – time is running out

An execution date of 2 February has been set. Please write to the State Board of Pardons and Paroles to appeal for clemency.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Celebrating the Dead

Inspired by the millions of people around the world who are celebrating All Souls Day this year, the Radio New Internationalist team dips into different cultures to hear the many ways in which the world's populations honour their dead and respect the dying. From the fear of the spirit-world underpinning Halloween to the burning of money at the tomb-sweeping festivals of Taiwan, the ways we celebrate death shape our own hopes and fears about dying. What better place to start than Mexico's Day…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No place to hide

Gazans are fleeingfor their lives, but there is no escape from the shelling .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A good news story for International Women’s Day

Sierra Leone’s longest-serving female death row prisoner is released after eight years..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Troy Davis: a legal lynching

Troy Davis' execution is yet another example of the US government's flagrant disregard for human rights, argues Jody McIntyre.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hugo Chávez was a leader apart

David Ransom celebrates the life of a president with a fondness for Liberation heroes, who used oil wealth to boost ordinary Venezuelans’ quality of life.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Of friend and foe

Sustained by support from the outside, Brandon Astor Jones faces enemies daily within the prison walls.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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