Mixed Media: Books

A Line in the River by Jamal Mahjoub; Political Tribes by Amy Chua; Building and Dwelling by Richard Sennett; Deport, Deprive, Extradite by Nisha Kapoor;

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
An Eritrean teenager stuck in Shagarab refugee camp, Sudan. Is EU money keeping him there?Photo: Sally Hayden

Between Sudan and a hard place

Eritrean refugees who try to escape into neighbouring Sudan are caught up in a deadly stand-off between East Africa’s big powers – as European Union (EU) money aimed at keeping them there continues to roll in all the while writes Sally Hayden.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
A communal bunk for Sudanese refugees who have taken shelter in south Tel Aviv, Israel.Photo: Edward Kaprov/ASAblanca via Getty Images

No promised land

As of February, Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers have begun receiving deportation notices from the Israeli government. What awaits them is either a prison sentence or a journey to Libya’s ‘brutal’ camps, as Nishtha Chugh reports.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
Arms trade loophole

Arms trade loophole

Shell companies are aggravating some of the world’s worst conflicts, writes Steven Shaw.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017
Riek Machar (left) and Salva Kiir (right) sit for an official photo. Picture: Albert Gonzalez Farran/AFP/Getty Images

Worldbeaters: Sava Kiir Mayardit and Riek Machar

Richard Swift takes aim at Sava Kiir Mayardit and Riek Machar, once friends but now foes at the pinnacle of violent South Sudanese politics.

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Education against the odds. Yemeni children attend classs in a school building damaged by a Saudi-led air strike in Taez.Photo: Ahmad Al-Basha/AFP/Getty Images

Education otherwise

The world is full of extraordinary schools. We feature three inspirational stories about courageous teachers, second-chance education and progressive pedagogy in Yemen, South Sudan and Colombia.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
Sudan targets Darfuri students

Sudan targets Darfuri students

Amnesty Interantional states that at least 10,000 Darfuri students have been arbitrarily arrested or detained since 2003, writes Maina Waruru.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017
Clockwise from top left: A song-and-dance group prepare to perform at a church in the Mingkaman camp for internally displaced people (IdPs), which has often held as many as 100,000 people during the conflicts of the past few years; villagers in Unity State in the north watch a plane drop sacks of food aid; the boys looking after African-longhorned cattle are also from the Mingkaman camp, in Lakes State; the dinka women drumming have just had a training session aimed at making them aware that gender-based violence is a crime; Amer Agoot is pictured at the river port of Bor, having been forced to flee an IdP camp when men invaded her hut and robbed her of the little she had left.Photos: Andrew McConnell / Panos Pictures.

Country profile: South Sudan

Eleanor Hobhouse considers the state of Africa's newest nation, five years after independence.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
Building protest in Sudan

Building protest in Sudan

Magdi el Gizouli offers a low down on the range of groups challenging the regime of President al-Bashir.

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NI 455 - Illegal drugs - September, 2012

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
The coming war on China December, 2016
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Illegal drugs September, 2012
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