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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.…

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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…

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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.…

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Why has our government relaxed the criteria for granting arms exports?

Edward Robinson on how Britain has traded morals for money.…

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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.…

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Syria’s civilians: when will the horror end?

Nick Harvey from Doctors of the World writes of the daily fear and violence faced by people caught up in the conflict.…

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Don’t let Islamic State turn you against refugees

There’s a reason that the Paris suicide bombers made sure to bring their passports, writes Hazel Healy.…

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Carry On Jihading?

British plans to take passports away from those ‘suspected’ of terrorism are wrong on so many counts, says Kate Smurthwaite.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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