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What would Nelson Mandela do ? #GazaUnderAttack

What would Nelson Mandela do? A panel discussion on the legacy of the late South African leader gains new relevance amid falling Hamas rockets and Israeli air strikes. By Eetta Prince-Gibson | Jul. 17, 2014 When they began planning a mid-July evening… Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela – Champion of women’s rights #mustread

South Africa:   Johannesburg, 6 December: Gender Links learned of the passing away of one of the greatest statesmen of all time with profound grief and sorrow. We extend our heartfelt condolences at this time to Nelson Mandela’s wife, Graca… Continue Reading →

#RIP- Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid icon, dies at 95

Reuters | Dec 6, 2013 JOHANNESBURG: South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandeladied aged 95 at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, plunging his nation and the world into mourning for a man hailed by global leaders as a moral giant. Although Mandela had been… Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela would have made a fine peace journalist #Sundayreading

By Steven Youngblood Director, Center for Global Peace Journalism, Park University At a fundamental level, Mandela and peace journalists share an understanding of the importance of language. One key tenant of peace journalism is that the words we as journalists use… Continue Reading →

Kofi Annan: Africa plundered by secret mining deals

 Under-pricing deprives Africa of much-needed money, the report says BBC Tax avoidance, secret mining deals and financial transfers are depriving Africa of the benefits of its resources boom, ex-UN chief Kofi Annan has said. Firms that shift profits to lower… Continue Reading →

#India- In Custody: Five Years in Jail and Innocent #sedition #dissent #Prison #Justice

January 15, 2013,  By Michael Edison Hayden, Wall street journal, India  Roberto Schmidt/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images A man peeked through an opening of a door to a prison ward at the Tihar jail, New Delhi, April 26, 2012. This week, India… Continue Reading →

Three Women Prisoners assaulted in Mumbai Jail for raising issues

‘Published: Monday, Apr 23, 2012, 8:30 IST By Dilnaz Boga | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Three suspected women Maoists sympathisers lodged in Mumbai District Women’s Prison in Byculla have alleged that the jail authorities had assaulted them for highlighting the prison’s… Continue Reading →

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