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On Gaza, genocide, and impunity
"Our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians" - Nelson Mandela.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2014 16:47 GMT
A tale of two policies: US in Iraq and South Sudan
The US is becoming very skilled on conjuring up failed states, and helping them fail even more.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 07:12 GMT
Reporting Africa: In defence of a critical debate
The challenge for journalists covering Africa is telling African stories in their full human dimension.
Last updated: 06 Mar 2014 08:06 GMT
Do-it-yourself cartography of the Middle East
The US news media offers blueprints for the dismemberment of the Middle East, writes author.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 18:23 GMT
Senseless [and sensible] violence: Mourning the dead at Westgate Mall
Placing these tragic events in a wider context, suggests a need to reassess the 'war on terror' in the horn of Africa.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2013 08:43 GMT
El-Sisi's reign of terror and the propaganda of 'fascism'
Discourses about the legitimacy of the interim government continue to obscure the reality on the ground, writes scholar.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 15:19 GMT
Lessons for the secular left
Egypt's secular left must abandon its historical attachment to power and side with accountability instead.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2013 13:28 GMT
The International Criminal Court's Africa problem
All cases launched so far by the ICC involve Africans, throwing into question the court's "international" nature.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 20:03 GMT
The militarisation of poverty in Africa
Increasing the rewards for those forces able to capture the state, by any means necessary, inevitably leads to war.
Toby Leon Moorsom
Last updated: 29 May 2012 21:19 GMT
Kony: What Jason did not tell the Invisible Children
The Lord's Resistance Army is a Ugandan problem calling for a Ugandan political solution.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2012 23:10 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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