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Out of…….somewhere

On the news, this gang violence we see.
Sure it’s scary, it’s bad – all agree,
And our eyes they don’t lie,
As we watch – wonder why… 9 more words

Poetry

On religion

It is Sunday morning in Kigali and I’m woken up by the sound of an upbeat gospel coming from the neighbouring church. Once in a while, the woman pastor belts out an angry Hallelujah. 543 more words

Africa

China passes a sweeping anti-terror law giving its government controversial new powers

China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday (Dec. 27) that critics worry will give the government too much power, The New York Times reports. 35 more words

China passes a sweeping anti-terror law giving its government controversial new powers

China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday (Dec. 27) that critics worry will give the government too much power, The New York Times reports. 35 more words

China passes a sweeping anti-terror law giving its government controversial new powers

China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday (Dec. 27) that critics worry will give the government too much power, The New York Times reports… 383 more words

Burundi's Descent

Quick post with links on Burundi, where things have steadily gotten worse all year but may be descending even more quickly with a recent spike in violence. 618 more words

Conflict

Where is the Disconnect? A Critique of UN Policies in DR Congo

Eighteen years ago, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) became the hub of a mass civil war due a smorgasbord of ethnic conflict within state borders, instability in Rwanda after a devastating genocide, and power-hungry neighbors determined to take control of DR Congo’s vast natural resources. 796 more words

Democratic Republic Of Congo