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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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I don’t want to play God – even when it comes to rapists and child killers

A botched execution in the US gets Mari Marcel Thekaekara thinking about the clamour for capital punishment in India today..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Thatcher was bad, but her toxic ‘children’ are worse

Despite pre-ordering celebratory music years in advance, Louise Gray has found herself wondering what there is to revel in after the Iron Lady’s death.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Thatcher is gone but her legacy lives

‘The Wicked Witch is dead’ but although he’s celebrating, Alan Hughes urges us to fight on against everything she stood for.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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