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Cartoon: Attack on Palestinian Village

The International Criminal Court may investigate the death of an 18-month-old burned to death in his family’s home as one of the first Israeli war crimes against Palestinians.

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Cartoon: Journalists in Danger in Syria

Syria remains the most dangerous place for journalists, reports the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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Rainbow flags wave in Turkey. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Julia Buzaud.

LGBTQI Rights in 13806212015

In his latest column, Tarik Günersel provides an overview of the struggle for LGBTQI rights in Turkey and a proposal for tracking the chronology of human interactions.

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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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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...
Rainbow flags wave in Turkey. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Julia Buzaud.
LGBTQI Rights in 13806212015
by Tarık Günersel / July 28, 2015
In his latest column, Tarik Günersel provides an overview of the struggle for LGBTQI rights in Turkey and a proposal for tracking the chronology of human interactions. 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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