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#50Days4Gaza: War journalism in Gaza

Understanding the meaning of ‘shell-shocked’ in a context of war, conflict and gross human rights violations often allows us to negotiate with a complex of emotions and stories that move beyond journalistic ethos of ‘objective reporting’. The term was once used during the First World War, referring to soldiers who suffered from a particular state […]

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Afghanistan bombings impact on peace resolution

A series of unfortunate bombings and suicide attacks shook the entire region of Afghanistan in the past few weeks, killing at least 65 people and injuring numerous others in Kabul. It has been termed as the deadliest phase in Kabul so far this year, with the third attack in the Qasaba neighbourhood. It is believed […]

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Casting a new shade on the European migrant crisis

Migration is not a phenomenon of the 21st century. Throughout history people have moved from one nation or region to another for economic, social, political or environmental reasons. In the month of July alone, 50,000 migrants arrived in Europe, 70% of whom are from Syria. Since the beginning of 2015, it is thought that 225,000 […]

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Population Control: An economic approach

How population control influences economic growth  Economic growth is often heralded as the guarantee of future prosperity for a countries inhabitants and the leading measure of a modern civilisations progression, but is it possible that the continual emphasis on growth could eventually lead to population instability? How little is too little? The concern of excessive […]

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#50Days4Gaza: Fasting in pursuit of collective peace

“Fasting is meaningful in every culture, and is specifically important to both Jews and Arabs. Fasting is a deep, emotional statement of self-restraint, determination and introspection. It is a sign of strength, a reminder of what is truly necessary,” says retired judge Saviona Rotlevi. Rotlevi, an expert on children’s and women’s rights, witnesses one of […]


 
 
 

 
Gaza graphic

#50Days4Gaza: War journalism in Gaza

Understanding the meaning of ‘shell-shocked’ in a context of war, conflict and gross human rights violations often allows us to negotiate with a complex of emotions and stories that move beyond journalistic ethos of ‘obje...
by Arpita Mitra
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Afghanistan bombings impact on peace resolution

A series of unfortunate bombings and suicide attacks shook the entire region of Afghanistan in the past few weeks, killing at least 65 people and injuring numerous others in Kabul. It has been termed as the deadliest phase in K...
by Arpita Mitra
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Boat_People_at_Sicily_in_the_Mediterranean_Sea

Casting a new shade on the European migrant crisis

Migration is not a phenomenon of the 21st century. Throughout history people have moved from one nation or region to another for economic, social, political or environmental reasons. In the month of July alone, 50,000 migrants ...
by Rochelle Thompson
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Population Control: An economic approach

How population control influences economic growth  Economic growth is often heralded as the guarantee of future prosperity for a countries inhabitants and the leading measure of a modern civilisations progression, but is it po...
by Jashan Miller
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Gaza graphic

#50Days4Gaza: Fasting in pursuit of collective peace

“Fasting is meaningful in every culture, and is specifically important to both Jews and Arabs. Fasting is a deep, emotional statement of self-restraint, determination and introspection. It is a sign of strength, a reminder of...
by Arpita Mitra
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Turkey’s reluctant fight against ISIS

Turkish policy is “to pretend that it is waging a war against IS, while at the same time following up on another goal, which is to destroy the PKK“. – Kerem Oktem, Professor, Centre for Southeast European Stud...
by Samson Faboye
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