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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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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
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'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
Richard Javad Heydarian
No escape for civilians in Syria
Kenya's fear of liberty
How citizens lead the search for Mexico's disappeared
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