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All Posts Tagged With: "violence"

Years after war, rape still endemic in Liberia

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Years after war, rape still endemic in Liberia

In Arizona, an eight-year-old girl -- an immigrant from Liberia -- was allegedly raped by four Liberian boys two weeks ago. It caused outrage in the U.S. and far beyond. Tania Bernath of Amnesty International discusses efforts to combat rape and sexual violence in Liberia and other post-conflict countries.

Posted: July 30, 2009 15:30   Comments: 1
Dozens in Nigeria killed in deadly militant violence

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Dozens in Nigeria killed in deadly militant violence

Militants in Nigeria have been attacking police stations in recent days, sparking clashes. Marie Pace of the United States Institute of Peace discusses the implications of the violence for the important oil-producing nation.

Posted: July 28, 2009 14:20   Comments: 2
Q&A: Ask your questions on failed states

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Q&A: Ask your questions on failed states

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores failed states -- countries without stability, a functioning government or rule of law. Pauline Baker, Christopher Boucek and Georgette Gagnon join the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: July 17, 2009 11:52   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on Uighur unrest in China

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Tune in: Online radio show on Uighur unrest in China

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the recent violence involving China's ethnic minority Uighur population. The show also looks at Uighur aspirations of secession, Han Chinese immigration and Chinese nationalism. Enze Han, Andrew James Nathan and Alim Seytoff join the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: July 7, 2009 19:39   Comments: 15
Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

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Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explores rising tensions in South Sudan, the site of a two-decade civil war between the Muslim north and mostly Christian south. As post-war violence mounts and threatens the region's fragile peace, South Sudan may become more deadly than Darfur. Jen Marlowe, Eric Reeves and Sunday Taabu join the conversation.

Posted: June 30, 2009 18:47   Comments: 1
Week in review: Winding down in Iran and violence in Iraq

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Week in review: Winding down in Iran and violence in Iraq

Susan Chira of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine discuss the week's top stories: As the post-election protests wind down in Iran, the authorities seem to be getting their way, while in Iraq, a new round of violence is sweeping the country as American troops pull back.

Posted: June 26, 2009 13:55   Comments: 2
Protests continue in Peru despite government concessions

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Protests continue in Peru despite government concessions

In a victory for indigenous protesters, Peru overturned two controversial laws intended to open the Amazon rainforest to foreign investors. But demonstrations have continued around the country. Reporter Terry Wade joined Worldfocus from Lima to discuss the social unrest in Peru and its lasting implications for the country's economy and political landscape.

Posted: June 26, 2009 12:47   Comments: 1
U.S., others wrangle with response to growing Iran violence

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U.S., others wrangle with response to growing Iran violence

On Wednesday, it was another day of violence in Iran as demonstrators defied a government ban and gathered outside Iran's parliament building. Afshin Molavi of the New America Foundation discusses what role the U.S. and other countries can play in ending Iran's conflict.

Posted: June 24, 2009 14:49   Comments: 5
Mexican journalists prepare for job with survival training

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Mexican journalists prepare for job with survival training

Approximately 50 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 2000. A Worldfocus contributing blogger in Mexico writes about facing masked guerillas and tear gas in a survival training session for journalists.

Posted: June 1, 2009 10:43   Comments: 0
Thousands flee Somalia to Kenya’s squalid camps

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Thousands flee Somalia to Kenya’s squalid camps

About 5,000 people flee fighting in Somalia and make their way to Kenyan refugee camps each month, where conditions are bad enough that some consider returning to their violent homeland. Joke van Peteghem, head of Doctors Without Borders in Kenya, describes the conditions of the camps.

Posted: May 19, 2009 11:20   Comments: 1
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