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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 […]

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 […]