• Special report: Chad, tyranny and a silent media

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    So finally, Hissène Habré, the former dictator of Chad, is being tried for crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture during his rule from 1982-1990. A few news items focused on the scuffles...

  • Deaths in custody: families demand involvement in new inquiry

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    Relatives of deaths in police custody victims have called on UK Home Secretary Theresa May to involve them in a newly announced investigation into the scandal.The mother of Olaseni Lewis, a 23-year-...

  • Internet trolling is 'emotional terrorism and it's getting worse'

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    In the past nine months, Brianna Wu has received no fewer than 108 death threats. The majority of these have come through Twitter.That's why Wu, a video game developer, is calling for websites...

  • 'Authorities in denial about racism in Russian football'

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    Russian football officials need to do more to combat racism and have so far failed to fully grasp what it means, according to a United Nations official.Racism in the 2018 World Cup host nation was...

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I'm backing Jeremy Corbyn, despite his unsavoury 'friends'

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Like many others, I face a real dilemma. I’ve known Jeremy Corbyn for more than 30 years and love nearly everything he stands for. Yet there are a few important issues on which I profoundly ...

Why the attacks on 'extremist' Jeremy Corbyn are doomed

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Tony Blair's former press chief Alastair Campbell published a blog post urging Labour members to back "anyone but Corbyn", for the party leadership. The intervention, whic ...

Scrap 'unjust' UK benefit sanctions says new report

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Tory advisers are demanding a crucial review of the government’s benefits sanctions regime, following months of criticism over its devastating impact on the disabled, single parents and eth ...
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Shooters of colour are ‘terrorists’, but not the white gunmen Police are investigating the fatal shooting of nine African Americans at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, Sout ...
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Polls apart from the rest: The-Latest survey results Two of The-Latest.com opinion polls have produced revealing results about the views of our readers on hot British a ...
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Alarming trend: growth of crimes on social media More than 16,000 criminal incidents on sites likeTwitter and Facebook, have been reported to police over the last y ...
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BBC Caribbean war heroes film gets great feedback from viewers TV chiefs have been celebrating the success of a long overdue documentary film about the more than 10,000  Car ...
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Parties unite to demand fair UK voting system Leaders of the British parliament's marginalised minor parties - some of them bitter opponents - joined forces ...
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Shocking claim: Black contribution to WW2 'not that relevant' Britain's top media commentator Roy Greenslade attracted a big mailbag of comments on his Guardian blog post ab ...

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Estelle Shirbon and Alessandra Prentice Julian Assange's supporters outside the London embassy where he is confined say he is being persecuted for speaking truth to power.However, free speech...