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Haiti and the West’s interests
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Haiti and the West’s interests

Last year’s earthquake that devastated the majority of the poorest country in the western hemisphere aggravated the political and economical instability from which it has suffered since its independence in the 19th century. According to official information, the tremor cost the lives of more than 250, 000 people with 1.5 […]

Palestinian refugees: their other revolution
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Palestinian refugees: their other revolution

Over 5 million Palestinian refugees who were forced to flee their homes more than 60 years ago are scattered throughout the world when Israeli’s began occupying their territories. As a result of the 1,600 documents published in January 2011 by The Guardian and broadcast on the television channel Al Jazeera […]

Polo Mosca and Libya’s s ituation
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Polo Mosca and Libya’s s ituation

This group feels compelled to express its opinion on Libya’s situation. (Polo Mosca is an organisation mainly composed of members of the Polo Democrático Alternativo members – Colombian Left-Wing Party – who live outside Colombia. Libya: Solidarity with the people without the interference of transnational capital Precisely because we support […]

Stories against barbarity
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Stories against barbarity

Two documentaries with different backgrounds but with a common thread: both describe the fates of two people who have tried to overcome the trauma of irrational violence brought about by terrorism and war crimes. The first of the screenings organised by the Frontline Club in London on 10 and 18 […]

Crackdowns and uprisings
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Crackdowns and uprisings

Recent uprisings in the Middle East have been seen as small victories for the oppressed, but what effects are the revolts having on activists in other countries? As political uprisings in other countries spread, many other countries, such as China and Vietnam, are taking steps to ensure that a political […]