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Archive for October 17th, 2016

Justice, Security and Rule of Law: The Pakistani-India Conflict

Indranil Mukherjee/AFP   By Cynthia M. Lardner

Central America turns its back on hundreds of thousands fleeing ‘war-like’ violence

Tomas Munita   By Amnesty International Governments in Central America are fuelling a deepening refugee crisis by failing to tackle rampant violence and sky-high homicide rates in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras which are forcing hundreds of thousands to flee, human rights NGO Amnesty International said in a new report published.

Poetry

By Jake Aller

No let-up on illegal African migration to Europe

Aris Messinis/AFP   By Joe Khamisi “Just like a Slavery Boat” was one of the headlines the New York Times recently chose to describe the dehumanizing conditions in decrepit wooden boats African migrants use to escape misery, authoritarian regimes, ethnic massacres and poverty, to seek a better life in Europe.

The Charm of a Chimney Sweep

Photo – Miller   By Hazel Speed I do not know what it is, but many of us love to see a traditional chimney sweep.

Poetry

Sean Rayford/AFP   By Jill Crainshaw