• Israel 'as an apartheid state has no future'

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    The latest round of repression against a relatively defenceless subject population of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza by the state of Israel has by now assumed the air of tired routine.But...

  • Publishers 'can beat Google right to be forgotten ruling'

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    The Surrey Comet is one of several local newspapers to beat the EU’s "right to be forgotten" ruling by running a story about a request to Google to remove this article from search...

  • How digital technology is saving world's endangered native languages

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    One of the world's dying languages goes extinct every 10 to 14 days. In the fight to save them from disappearing, speakers, scholars and IT specialists are collaborating to explore how digital...

  • China's last survivors of cruel foot-binding practice

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    The painful practice of binding young girls' feet seems like an ancient tradition. But photographer Jo Farrell has tracked down the last living survivors in the remote areas of China.In rural...

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Protestors demand end of slaughter of Palestinians by Israelis

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Twenty thousands protesters demonstrated in London at the weekend to call for an end to Israeli military action that has killed more than a thousand mostly civilian Palestinians in Gaza. The ...

Remembering Richard 'Dick' Hart – a historian who made history

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Ansell Richard Hart - historian, trade-unionist, lawyer, political activist, journalist and campaigner for human rights – had a breadth and longevity of influence and respect matched by few ...

Internet companies 'to profit from UK snooping bill'

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In an increasing climate of mass surveillance, concerns over Briton’s depreciating privacy rights have been compounded by figures released under the Freedom of Information law.The figures, ...
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Shocking new rates of suicide revealed for US soldiers Despite the July 4 Independence Day tributes, millions of US soldiers and veterans are in serious trouble.Twenty tw ...
Columns
'Myth of racial democracy in Brazil' Former Brazilian national football midfielder Arouca, playing for Pelé’s old club Santos, was doing a si ...
Columns
Stars' slack lyrics are bad for our girls It’s almost impossible for impressionable young girls to ignore big name music stars like Rihanna, Nicki Mina ...
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BME Young Columnist of the Year competition winner Yarl's Wood has been steeped in controversy since it opened in 2001, with deaths, hunger strikes and alleg ...
Community News
Gongs for the best young Black UK writers Award-winning young Black British writers gathered in central London last night to collect their prizes at the end ...
Columns
Three cheers for Britain's wonderful multiracial health care"Get out of my room. Your mother's in the kitchen," yelled a delusional patient to Mariama, the long s ...
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What’s driving Scotland’s increasing ethnic diversity? Scotland's population is changing as the number of people from ethnic minority groups continues to grow, write ...
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Personal tribute to Maya Angelou from a British friend“What a woman!” “A very special lady, the original.” Since the hard-to-believe news of the d ...

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