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Activists urge China to abolish 'black jails'
China still uses labour camps to silence democracy activists and others it considers malcontents.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 10:37 GMT
How Japan's stem cell study became a scandal
Pioneering research on stem cells in Japan took a series of bizarre turns.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2014 13:02 GMT
Policing the US police
How can racism in police practices be curbed?
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 12:25 GMT
Alaa Abdel Fattah and the 'democracy virus' in Egypt
By attempting to silence an entire generation, Egypt's leaders are paving the way for a much more violent future.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 12:48 GMT
Thailand junta tackling sputtering economy
Months of turmoil has brought Southeast Asia's second-largest economy to its knees, but some say the coup may revive it.
Last updated: 27 May 2014 13:25 GMT
The day the music died in the Arab world?
From Morocco to Egypt, Arab governments are trying to settle scores with revolutionary artists.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 08:45 GMT
Will Iraq fall apart?
National identity remains resilient, but Maliki's re-election could strain it to breaking point.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 08:08 GMT
South Africa: Understanding the turmoil
After two decades of rule, the ANC's African nationalist calls are vulnerable to counter-claims of betrayal.
Last updated: 03 May 2014 07:31 GMT
Kenya: The perils of racial profiling
By launching a campaign against ethnic Somalis, the Kenyan government perpetuates a dangerous policy of exclusion.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2014 09:41 GMT
'Despising' Judith Butler and the future of Zionism
The only hope for a lasting peace in Israel and/or Palestine lies in a reimagination of the two nationalisms.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2014 11:10 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Afghanistan's dangerous game of thrones
Corporate colonisation of cyberspace
Are China and S Korea the region's newest best buddies?
How it started in Gaza
Israel's dissenting voices get lost in the war echo chamber
In Pictures: The last Aryans
Brogpas living in remote Himalayas claim to be last of the Aryans, luring tourists and researchers.
In Pictures: Israeli strikes devastate Gaza
The UN has expressed concern over the rising civilian death toll in Gaza, and extensive damage to local infrastructure.
In Pictures: Faces of the World Cup
World Cup fans from around the world came to Brazil to show their colours and team passion.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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