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Wife of Imprisoned Aide to Mursi Brings Case to U.N.

Wife of Imprisoned Aide to Mursi Brings Case to U.N.

The Canadian wife of an ex-aide to Egyptian Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, whose husband has been detained more than 400 days in solitary confinement, says she has brought a case to the United Nations this week, seeking support for his release. 692 more words

Society

About the ceasefire in Palestine

I am and will always be happy for peace anywhere in the world. However, I cannot help but grief the fact that ceasefires are at the hand of the occupier. 595 more words

Palestine

Why did the British leave India?

Five main reasons to why the British left India -

  1. During World War II, the economies of Britain and France were destroyed to such an extent that they were no longer able to financially maintain their military forces, and were hence incapable of containing the burgeoning freedom movements in their colonies.
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Colonialism

Suez

September, 187-

My Darling Josephine

I write to you now from the village of Suez, grown up at the mouth of the Canal as it pours into the Red Sea. 1,204 more words

Mauve Prose

Blair Paid Millions to Coach Despicable Leaders how to Lie*

Blair Paid Millions to Coach Despicable Leaders how to Lie*

Now it’s clear he is an agent for the Crown Empire…

By Robert Mendick

Tony Blair gave Kazakhstan’s autocratic president advice on how to manage his image after the slaughter of unarmed civilians protesting against his regime. 1,015 more words

Society

The New Canadian Museum for Human Rights is an Opportunity for Educators

This summer I was one of 25 educators to participate in a graduate course that was a first-time collaboration between the University of Manitoba and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). 251 more words

Aboriginal

ISIL: The U.S. has No Idea How to Proceed*

ISIL: The U.S. has No Idea How to Proceed*

By Jason Ditz

The US has put itself in a difficult position, having for days hyped the idea that they need to expand the current Iraq air war into neighbouring Syria, but now facing the difficulty of Syria’s government having a mind of its own. 578 more words

Humanities