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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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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.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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