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Arts festival revives Malaysia port city
A festival celebrating the arts in George Town has brought in hundreds of thousands of tourists.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 11:55 GMT
The rock concert that helped spring Mandela
Star-studded 70th birthday tribute in 1988 helped end Mandela's imprisonment.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 09:20 GMT
The world's most famous political prisoner
How the UK-based Anti-Apartheid Movement made Mandela a household name and struck a blow at South African segregation.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 08:47 GMT
As celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking joined the BDS movement against Israel, we examine the impact of this movement.
Last updated: 10 May 2013 11:12 GMT
Stephen Hawking 'backs Israel boycott'
UK physicist reported to have withdrawn from upcoming Israeli conference in Jerusalem as part of an academic boycott.
Last updated: 08 May 2013 15:49 GMT
The balance of legitimacy shifting in favour of Palestinians
Israel can destroy, demolish and colonise, but cannot resist the overwhelming morality of the Palestinian cause.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2012 14:58 GMT
Mahmoud Abbas' real "accomplishment" was not the UN vote on Palestine
The Palestinian president has accomplished more for Israel than he has for Palestine.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 17:21 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
Queen Elizabeth leads jubilee flotilla
London river pageant among jubilee highlights as thousands brave rain for biggest flotilla since 1662.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2012 03:47 GMT
All history is black history
Why Black History Month? If a people has a past worth learning about, they also must have a future worth caring about.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 11:18 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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