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Music of survival in Mandela's prison
Music transcended political, tribal and linguistic differences to unite an oppressed people during apartheid.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2013 10:46 GMT
Singing Palestine: Rim Banna
Rim Banna has given melodic interpretations to the suffering of Palestinians and their defiant hopes and aspirations.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 06:41 GMT
Remembering Woody Guthrie
A century after his birth, the influence of 'the first protest singer' lives on through contemporary music of dissent.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2012 15:09 GMT
Meanwhile, in Morocco...
Morocco has jailed a rapper, El Haked, for his highly political lyrics - but few popular musicians are speaking out.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 13:54 GMT
From protest songs to revolutionary anthems
Protesters of the Arab Spring are realising the power of music, and finding their voices in styles from folk to hip hop.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2011 06:38 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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