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Critical thinking should be taught in schools

And the recent debate about whether or not to bomb Syria proves why, says Mischa Wilmers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Five years of Syrian crisis hits women hard

Tabitha Ross describes how the conflict is affecting women exposed to gender-based violence.…

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A heart-warming response to the refugee crisis

Mari Marcel Thekaekara finds a ray of sunshine in an email from a friend.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A ‘strategic silence’ on Syria – to the Philippines’ shame

Iris Gonzales on an uncomfortable absence at this month’s Human Rights Council meeting.…

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Faith and frustration

Despite Egyptian intransigence, the aid convoy still hopes to get to Gaza.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Raise those voices high

While countries that proudly claim to be 'democracies' are supposed to bask in the beauty of different voices and ideas, the reality seems quite different. All too often, its small pockets of people pushing limited agendas that get access to reporters, policy makers and politicians. In fact, the only time that the voices of most people are clearly heard by those in power is through the ballot box - and even then in some countries they're robbed of that chance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Torture - the deepest scar

Undoubtedly acts of torture are shocking. How could anyone extract information from others by breaking their back or boiling them alive? But the real horror exposed by this program is not so much the acts themselves but the complicity of Western Governments - and the leaders and officials in them who hold themselves out as supporters of human rights - in obtaining information through such methods. Down in The Grave in Syria and the countless other cells where thousands have been sent for…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Video: We've had enough of the tiredness and lies

Caoimhe Butterly speaks directly to some of the 50,000 men, women and children trapped in Greece in three short documentaries.…

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Around the world, one border at a time

Steve Rushton meets Earthian, a man who will soon be embarking on his second international peace mission.…

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Talk of Iran’s new, moderate future is premature

The regime is treading the same old path – as the recent murders at Camp Ashraf show, says Moussa Zabeti.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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