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On the Occasion of Commemorating the Life and Contributions of Paul Robeson: The Role of the Artist-Activist

Today, I was invited to pay tribute to one of our fearless scholar activist, Paul Robeson. As the African-American fellow in the United Nations Programme for People of African Descent in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, I was honored to share remarks on one of the finest scholar-activist that our community ever produced. 1,457 more words

Stepped Up Attacks in Central African Republic Prompt UN Call for more Peacekeepers

Amidst the violence, more than 650,000 people are still internally displaced, & over 290,000 have fled to neighbouring countries in search of refuge from the conflict, which has taken on increasingly sectarian overtones.

How did Prabhakaran's son die?

How was the son of LTTE Chief Prabhakaran killed? There have been conflicting views and there is a claim that the killing of Balachandran, son of the LTTE chief did not take place due to cross fire, but it was a targeted hit by the Sri Lankan forces. 1,382 more words

Vicky Nanjappa