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Afghan death toll
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Afghan death toll

John Sloboda, the director of Oxford Research Group’s ‘Recording Casualties in Armed Conflict Programme’ leapt to the public’s attention almost seven years ago as the founder of ‘Iraq Body Count’, which remains the only continuously updated source of information about civilian casualties in the ongoing Iraq conflict. John recently appeared […]

Queer Muslims in the contemporary world
Human Rights In Focus

Queer Muslims in the contemporary world

For years, they have been having to compromise their identity—choosing to either stay deeply closeted or cast off their faith—but increasingly today they are carving a path for themselves, challenging homophobic interpretations of Islam and embracing all parts of who they are. Lori DeGolyer   Queer* visibility in the heteronormative […]

Nigeria: Peace, progress and challenge
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Nigeria: Peace, progress and challenge

As Nigeria celebrates 50 years of independence, a point of reflection is made in evaluating the country’s development and planning for the future. On Wednesday, 8 December, a Gladwyn lecture titled “Peace, Progress and Challenge” will be given specifically on Nigerian education from 1960-2010. Since its break with the United Kingdom […]