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Majority World exhibition in Rome: Justice in Focus

IDLO Photo Exhibition in Rome Farnesina Porte Aperte 2015 22 – 29 May 2015 IDLO’s photo exhibition “In Focus: Justice and the Post-2015 Agenda” will form part of this year’s initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International … Continue reading

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Why the rise of fascism is again the issue

By John Pilger johnpilger.com 26 February 2015 The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism, whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our consciousness. Fascism is preserved as history, as flickering … Continue reading

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Global Photography Exhibition Opens at UN Rights Council Meeting

Photographs Humanize Rule of Law and Access to Justice Photographers: Kabir Dhanji, Lucas Lenci, Shehzad Noorani, Vicky Roy, Farzana Wahidy Curator: Shahidul Alam “In Focus: Justice and the Post-2015 Agenda,” a photo exhibition on the challenges of development and the … Continue reading

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ABOUT AFGHAN BOX CAMERA PHOTOGRAPHY: KAMRA-E-FAOREE

The Afghan Box Camera is a simple box-shaped wooden camera traditionally used by photographers working from a street pitch, who produce, by-and-large, instant identity portraits (aks: عکس) for their clients. In Dari the camera is known as kamra-e-faoree ().which means ‘instant … Continue reading

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“So Many People Died”: How Afghanistan and Iraq Echo Vietnam

The ties between the wars are darker than most Americans recognize. By Nick Turse Pham To looked great for 78 years old. (At least, that’s about how old he thought he was.) His hair was thin, gray, and receding at the … Continue reading

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Unlike Afghan leaders, Obama fights for power of indefinite military detention

Obama lawyers file a breathless, angry appeal against the court ruling that invalidated the NDAA’s chilling 2011 detention law Bagram airbase was used by the US to detain its ‘high-value’ targets during the ‘war on terror’ and is still Afghanistan’s … Continue reading

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Warrior Netanyahu and Worrier Obama

Israelis assert the United States should not wait for Iran to decide on building a nuclear weapon before it considers military action. Dan Meridor, deputy Israeli prime minister, says: When is the point at which it should be stopped? Just … Continue reading

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On 9/11 Doubts Were Immediate

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Global Research, September 09, 2012 On September 11, 2001, a neighbor telephoned and said, “turn on the TV.” I assumed that a hurricane, possibly a bad one from the sound of the neighbor‟s voice, was … Continue reading

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