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Cartoon: War in Syria Continues

The war in Syria continues despite dwindling numbers in the country’s armed forces.

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U Bein Bridge, Myanmar. Photo Courtesy of Staffan Scherz.

No chance to practice genuine forgiveness in Myanmar

Considering the news of and reaction to Burmese ex-General Aung Thaung’s recent illness, columnist Ma Thida explores the injustices of the Myanmar government and whether they can be forgiven.

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Cartoon: Waste Crisis in Lebanon

Garbage is piling up on the streets of Lebanon due to government conflicts.

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The UN and OAS mustn’t allow the president of Honduras to manipulate them

After the 2009 coup, citizens of Honduras fight for their rights without support from global communities.

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Cartoon: EU Struggles to Place Refugees

The EU fails to meet its goal of relocating 40,000 refugees after facing resistance from some countries.

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Excerpt from Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera
by And Other Books / July 17, 2015
Makina, a young woman raised in an environment that has taught her how to survive a violent, macho-driven society, is smuggled across the Mexican border into the United States to find her brother in Yuri Herrera's latest novel, about the crossings of geography and the mind. Read more...
U Bein Bridge, Myanmar. Photo Courtesy of Staffan Scherz.
No chance to practice genuine forgiveness in Myanmar
by Ma Thida / July 27, 2015
Considering the news of and reaction to Burmese ex-General Aung Thaung's recent illness, columnist Ma Thida explores the injustices of the Myanmar government and whether they can be forgiven. Read more...
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The Freedom Chat: Azerbaijani Journalist and Human Rights Activist Arzu Geybulla
by Lindsay Bayne / June 22, 2015
In this Freedom Chat, Lindsay Bayne speaks with blogger, journalist, and human rights activist Arzu Geybulla. Currently living in Istanbul, Geybulla discusses press freedom, corruption, and political imprisonment in Turkey and Azerbaijan. Read more...

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