Media Watch

'19Jan
10

Denationalisation: A punishment reserved for Muslims

In the name of "safeguarding" civilisation, the forces waging the "war on terror" have revived a form of punishment once described by the United States Supreme Court as "more primitive than torture": the stripping...
'19Jan
09

The first time Archie Roach met his sister, she punched him in the face

"Mum passed about a week ago."This letter described more siblings, as well as the parents he'd never meet.His foster parents contacted the government, and a public servant was sent to talk to Archie, but couldn't...
'19Jan
09

Trouble with Ethiopia’s ethnic federalism

By Mahmood Mamdani Abiy Ahmed, the 42-year-old prime minister of Ethiopia, has dazzled Africa with a volley of political reforms since his appointment in April. Mr Abiy ended the 20-year border war with Eritrea,...
'19Jan
08

A renewed attack on privacy: on Aadhaar Bill

On Friday, the Lok Sabha, without any attendant discussion, passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018. On any reasonable reading it ought to be plainly apparent that the Bill flagrantly flouts both...
'19Jan
06

China refuses to back down over Muslim re-education camps despite global concern

China will not back down on what it sees as a highly successful de-radicalisation program in Xinjiang that has attracted global concern, but fewer people will be sent through, officials said last week in allowing...
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