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  • Apr 2 2014
  • 5:44pm
One year since the arms treaty vote and there's more work to do
It doesn’t seem like a year ago that I was sitting quietly in the balcony overlooking the main UN General Assembly chamber in New York, nervously awaiting the landmark vote t...
  • Apr 15 2014
  • 10:41am
Today in History: Big Character posters
This year is the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Pro-democracy Movement and  the June 4 Massacre. 25 years ago, Hu Yaobang's death triggered Student Movement.
  • Apr 12 2014
  • 10:44am
The military occupation of Maré ahead of Brazil's World Cup
Early last Saturday morning (5 April 2014), the streets of Rio de Janeiro’s Maré complex of favelas (slums) woke up to a military occupation by around 2,700 federal Ar...