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South Carolina Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag From State Capitol Grounds; House Vote Still Needed

UPDATE: Monday, July 6, 2015 4:50 PM EST

In a 37-3 vote, the South Carolina Senate decided to remove the Confederate flag from State House grounds.   542 more words


Istanbul, an experience like no other

I went to Istanbul in 2012. To be quite frank, the main reason I chose to go there was that I didn’t have to apply for a visa. 925 more words


'Secrecy is for skelms'

The tense relationship between the media and the state is nothing new. It was an issue when the apartheid government was in power, and remains to be an issue today. 344 more words


Worker Strikes Escalate Infront of Parliament

I wrote this piece with a colleague as worker strikes against the Mubarak regime were reaching an all-time high in Egypt during the summer of 2010.  626 more words

Daily News Egypt Newspaper

The Anti-Dalai Lama Protests: Separating Fact From Fiction

by Linda Ciardiello

For about the last 18 months the Dalai Lama has been under sustained public attack from a group of mostly white westerners calling themselves the International Shugden Community (ISC), for alleged human rights abuses, supression of religious freedom and for causing a schism in the Tibetan Buddhist community. 2,459 more words

New Kadampa Tradition

Protest 1 July - Alison

I attend as many protests as I can. With what is happening in Greece at the moment and with our government rushing through new last minute/last ditch attempt legislation to threaten people into paying the fees imposed by Irish Water, I believe that it is important people turn up and support peaceful protest as much as possible. 1,965 more words

Irish Water