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Ruling ZANU PF Loses Majority to the Opposition in Zimbabwe & Seeks Election Runoff to Save Face

by Constance Manika – Zimbabwe – On Saturday, March 29th, I was one of the millions of Zimbabweans who went to the polls to choose a […]

Africa, Elections, Feature Articles, Police Brutality, Politics & Democracy, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

Divided Opposition: Huge Betrayal for Activists Who Have Suffered for Change

by Constance Manika – Zimbabwe – On March 11th, 2007, 64 year old Sekai Holland woke up unusually early. She was restless and anxious because of […]

Activism, Africa, Business & Economy, Elections, Feature Articles, Police Brutality, Politics & Democracy, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

Kenya: Name the Violence Correctly

by Shailja Patel – Kenya – A February 7th article in The Economist, “Ethnic Cleansing in Luoland,” dangerously presents the crisis in Kenya as an issue […]

Africa, Elections, Feature Articles, Kenya, Police Brutality, Politics & Democracy

Macedonian Government Systematically Attacks the Media: Albanian MPs Attack Each Other While Police Beat and Arrest TV Crews

by Natasha Dokovska – Macedonia – A scandal recently occurred at the Macedonian Parliament on September 28th, when the Albanian members of parliament physically attacked each […]

Albania, Democracy, Europe, Feature Articles, Macedonia, Media, Police Brutality, Politics & Democracy

Mugabe Has Turned the Zimbabwean Army & Police Against Their Own People: It’s No Place for Cowards

by Constance Manika – Zimbabwe – As I write this piece, a soldier is in critical condition at the army hospital after residents from the notorious […]

Activism, Africa, Feature Articles, Police Brutality, Politics & Democracy, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

Argentina Teachers Strike Leads to Death

by Louise Belfrage News Editor, The WIP – Argentina – Buenos Aires, April 10th – On April 4th, Argentine public school teachers in the provincial capital […]

Argentina, Feature Articles, Latin America, Police Brutality, Politics & Democracy, Teaching & Learning, Uprisings