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A glance at the Arab revolutions
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A glance at the Arab revolutions

After seeing the police confiscate his fruit stand in the town of Sidi Bouzid, the sacrifice of the young Tunisian Mohammed Bouazizi sparked off a series of anti-government protests under the presidency of Ben Ali at the beginning of January. Following the example of the street demonstrations in this Tunisian […]

Blood and dust
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Blood and dust

This summer, the US has plans to start reducing its troop numbers in Afghanistan. While many hope that this means NATO’s war against the Taliban will end soon, the number of combatants and civilians wounded and killed continues to grow. The people with the best place to witness the gore […]

Visions of global justice
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Visions of global justice

The definitions of, and ideas surrounding, global justice are constantly changing, as are the skills needed to make a campaign successful. In order to inform organisers and the public alike, the World Development Movement is holding a discussion entitled Visions of Global Justice on 19th March as part of the […]

“Ultra” football in Egypt
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“Ultra” football in Egypt

Sports and activism traditionally do not go hand in hand, but with football clubs in this country taking action on the ground, a new form of protest may be forming. Nicole Black At first, the idea of football fans playing a large role in a protest may seem surprising, but […]

The Zimbabwe crisis under debate
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The Zimbabwe crisis under debate

The struggle for power arose after the controversial 2008 presidential election plunged the African country into political crisis, adding to the dramatic economic and social problems that had already been dragging it down for a number of years. The Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe lost the presidency of the country in […]