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Muslim and gay: when your faith is your enemy October 19, 2014 23:52

Muslim and gay: when your faith is your enemy

Violence is a part of everyday life for some LGBT Muslims, and not only the type of physical violence doled out on the streets [...]
 
Witches don’t exist, but in Nepal they seek them out and kill them October 19, 2014 23:08

Witches don’t exist, but in Nepal they seek them out and kill them

Accusing a Nepalese woman of practising black magic could lead to her death, while her children will have to live with the stigma of [...]
 
“It is not the language of the enemy, it is the language of new friends” October 4, 2014 15:20

“It is not the language of the enemy, it is the language of new friends”

Salim Munayer is the founder and director of the non-profit organisation Musalaha, based in Jerusalem. Co-author of “Through My Enemy’s Eyes”, he believes that [...]
 
 
Narendra Modi, from tea seller to Indian president October 4, 2014 14:09

Narendra Modi, from tea seller to Indian president

Who would have imagined that a kid of such humble beginnings would go on to become the most important man in the populous South [...]
 
Obama in his Syrian labyrinth September 21, 2014 13:58

Obama in his Syrian labyrinth

Barack Obama’s announcement of his intention to launch attacks against the ‘Islamic State’ in Syria is a clear symptom of the president’s confusion and [...]
 
The drama of unaccompanied children without documents September 6, 2014 21:07

The drama of unaccompanied children without documents

At the border with Mexico thousands of children enter the US: alone, and without papers.   Luis Brizuela Brínguez    Whilst the crisis has [...]
 
 
Social intelligence must restrain neo-liberal madness August 23, 2014 21:43

Social intelligence must restrain neo-liberal madness

You don’t need to be an expert to see that in the last few months, and at an accelerating rate, the USA and its [...]
 
Cautious global response to genocide in Gaza August 23, 2014 21:42

Cautious global response to genocide in Gaza

Incursions like the ones witnessed in Gaza recently are far from new in the history of the conflict in the Middle East, and neither [...]
 
The boom in the narcotics business over the Internet August 9, 2014 20:04

The boom in the narcotics business over the Internet

During the past four years, 250 new drugs have been found in Europe – a problem aggravated by the emergence of the Internet as [...]
 
 
CTRL + (H)ALT + DELETE: Israel and the Palestinians August 9, 2014 16:54

CTRL + (H)ALT + DELETE: Israel and the Palestinians

There is a photograph of this graffito beside an Israeli army checkpoint; it seems to sum up the Gaza situation: electronic eavesdropping, media manipulation [...]
 
Palestine: why always under Israel’s indiscriminate fire? July 27, 2014 22:23

Palestine: why always under Israel’s indiscriminate fire?

The dead are already in the hundreds, many of them children in a conflict whose causes originate from imperial domination, and are kept alive [...]
 
Reflections after the World Cup July 13, 2014 19:28

Reflections after the World Cup

Violence and a lack of respect during the World Cup was evidence of the absence of any plan to combat aggression, inequality and human [...]
 
 
The Internet continues to revolutionise world trade June 28, 2014 20:00

The Internet continues to revolutionise world trade

The “World Wide Web” is thought of as the source of a revolutionary trend in the way that goods and services are traded over [...]
 
Women: Someday priests or… Popes? June 28, 2014 20:00

Women: Someday priests or… Popes?

Febes, Persis, Priscilla, Tryphena, Mary, Eunice and Lois were some of the women who, according to scriptures, were the best allies of St Paul [...]
 
Silent earthquakes advancing on Planet June 14, 2014 00:03

Silent earthquakes advancing on Planet

The so-called “silent earthquakes” which occur deep within the Earth and without much disturbance, apparently cannot be felt. These silent earthquakes are what set [...]
 
 
 

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