Mel Bradshaw discusses how one man’s determination brought hope to thousands in the darkest corner of Africa and earned him the One World Broadcasting Trust’s Special Award in June this year.
A rented apartment in Brooklyn, New York became the hub of an international Muslim-Jewish dialogue and photographic project this summer when two graduate students launched Children of Abraham 2004 online.
Bruce Douglas reviews Chile’s efforts to investigate the dark past of a self-proclaimed ‘patriotic angel’
In the 90’s, the Chinese government’s crackdown on Falun Gong was well documented but more recently such human rights abuses have passed relatively unobserved by the western world.
After all the optimism and excitement surrounding the Good Friday Agreement – for which 72% of the population voted in favour – where did the political process come unstuck?
As a feared Khmer Rouge warlord, Chhouk Rin was renowned for his charisma and battlefield prowess. But those days are gone.
Sam Jeremy travels across West Africa
The UK’s so-called ‘New Vision for Refugees’ proves itself woefully inadequate, for it is not about solutions to a problem of international dimensions, so much as a self-regarding and self-interested attempt to minimise this country’s role, at the expense of refugees, asylum seekers, and less well off countries in the developing world.
Throughout Europe, asylum seekers are alienated and dehumanised in public discourse. Public policy and the media have transformed the public perception of an asylum seeker from a person whose presence is legal under international conventions to a liar, criminal, and cheat.
Psychologically, however, it boils down to one factor: the fear of a second Holocaust. Bi-nationalism, with or without a Palestinian majority, only becomes a spectre against the backdrop of such a horizon. To put it as bluntly as possible: Israelis are afraid that they will be marched into the gas chambers. Again.