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October 2008 (3)
Oct 29 2008 10:08PM
Hope for slaves in west Africa

Hope for slaves in west Africa after a landmark ruling says a recent Guardian article by Xan Rice. A court has found Niger's government guilty of failing to protect a girl from being sold into slavery. The article mentions some other...

Oct 24 2008 1:01PM
Rainbow of films and art to make you think in Shropshire

Sorry that I cannot write this entry in a rainbow of colours. If you are in or near Shrewsbury you may like to know about the Rainbow Film Festival , Shropshire's gay and lesbian film week. It is the third year of the festival and...

Oct 21 2008 1:39PM
Poverty and human rights

Amnesty International has a new campaign on Poverty and Human Rights . The summary of the campaign carries a quote from Nelson Mandela: "Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and...