Reuters Journalists Covering Rohingya Conflict in Myanmar Detained for ‘Illegally Acquiring Information’

Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, are being accused of violating Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act for allegedly possessing military files about the Rohingya conflict. The two... Read more »

Israel had plan to shoot down passenger plane to kill Arafat, book claims

Ariel Sharon allegedly told air force to attack planes if thought to be carrying Palestinian leader

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Burma/Bangladesh: Return Plan Endangers Refugees

Repatriated Rohingya Would Face Abuse, Insecurity, Aid Shortages Bangladesh’s decision on January 22, 2018, to delay the repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Burma should be followed by suspending the bilateral plan, which... Read more »

“Shithole” Countries? The Media’s Portrayal of Africa Reconsidered

It’s time to take a hard look at the role of the news media in creating and perpetuating a horribly simplistic and stereotypical portrayal of Africa. US President Donald... Read more »

Military spending or investment in peace?

Rt Rev Peter Price, Chris Mullin and Jeremy Lester call for a long-term effort to end and prevent wars; Tim Webb on wasteful military expenditure; Lord West on the defence... Read more »