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Archive for November 22nd, 2016

Northern Nigeria: Alhaji vs Alhaji

Ed Kashi   By Prince Charles Dickson   Use Religion as a tool to dumb them down…use ethnicity as a tool to fan the embers of hatred and then sit back and watch them burn themselves…The template has remained the same…albeit with slight modifications from time to time…and nothing has changed. If anything, much worse…Folashade […]

Bahrain’s UK-backed human rights bodies used as ‘PR tool’ as abuses continue

Hasan Jamali/AP   By Amnesty International Two UK-supported Bahraini institutions repeatedly trumpeted by the Bahraini and British authorities as evidence of the Gulf country’s supposed human rights progress have proven “woefully inadequate” at addressing serious human rights concerns, said human rights NGO Amnesty International in a new report published.

Poetry

Donncha O Caoimh   By Patricia Walsh

The Battle For Curacao

Prince Victor/EPA   By Ricardo Swire Curacao is a Dutch Caribbean island that plays an outsized role in hemispheric affairs. Geographically positioned off the South American coast, Curacao represents a strategic pawn in today’s political tangle between America and Venezuela.

Murdoch Mysteries

By Hazel Speed It isn’t often I am so hooked on a TV drama as I am on the “Murdoch Mysteries” TV series – set in the Toronto of the 1890s.