Charleston shooting: ‘a hate crime and an act of terrorism’
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Charleston shooting: ‘a hate crime and an act of terrorism’

Civil rights activist Deray McKesson on the #Charlestonshootings, who also says that the Confederate flag…

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Charleston shooting: nine die in historic civil rights church
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Charleston shooting: nine die in historic civil rights church

A 21-year-old man suspected of shooting nine worshippers in a South Carolina black church has…

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Aung San Suu Kyi: “I have condemned Rohingya persecution”
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Aung San Suu Kyi: “I have condemned Rohingya persecution”

Accused of failing to condemn violence against Burma’s oppressed Rohingya Muslims, democracy campaigner Aung San…

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Death row inmate Gregory Russeau maintains innocence to the last
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Death row inmate Gregory Russeau maintains innocence to the last

Gregory Russeau was executed by lethal injection at 6.49pm on 19th June 2015; the ninth…

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Is America falling out of love with the death penalty?
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Is America falling out of love with the death penalty?

Executions are at a 20-year low and conservatives are increasingly voicing their opposition to capital…

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Kwame Kwei-Armah: Bringing Bob Marley to Baltimore
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Kwame Kwei-Armah: Bringing Bob Marley to Baltimore

We hear from the British director Kwame Kwei-Armah delivering Bob Marley’s songs of revolution to…

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Israel’s ultranationalist right: settlers on the march
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Israel’s ultranationalist right: settlers on the march

Bussed in from nearby settlements, Israel’s ultranationalist right were defiant at a rally for Jerusalem…

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Tblisi zoo: Georgia rescue workers search for people and animals
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Tblisi zoo: Georgia rescue workers search for people and animals

Rescue workers in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi are still searching for more than 20 people…

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UK’s “youngest suicide bomber” dies fighting for ISIS
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UK’s “youngest suicide bomber” dies fighting for ISIS

A teenager from Dewsbury in West Yorkshire is believed to have become Britain’s youngest suicide…

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Rachel Dolezal parents say ‘black’ rights leader is white
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Rachel Dolezal parents say ‘black’ rights leader is white

She’s a civil rights activist, a professor of African studies and an official in the…

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