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Assault on Journalists: The Case of Haiti

Assault on Journalists: The Case of Haiti

According to the International News Safety Institute (INSI), over 100 journalists were killed in 2015, many of them by assassins. However shocking this number might be, it merely gives a glimpse into the savagery that has been unleashed against members of the press throughout the world. For one, journalists who work for small community radio […]

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Human Rights of Children in Turkey: The Thin Line Between Sin and Crime

Human Rights of Children in Turkey: The Thin Line Between Sin and Crime

Rather than blindly go along with the commonly held concepts of crime, criminality, punishment and detention, there is a need to formulate new concepts and new kinds of organization. Is it a crime for a wild animal to eat another animal because it is hungry? Is it a crime for human beings to kill and […]

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Barrett Brown: The Sentencing of American Journalism

Barrett Brown: The Sentencing of American Journalism

“The US government decided today that because I did such a good job investigating the cyber-industrial complex, they’re now going to send me to investigate the prison-industrial complex.” Barrett Brown. He always did murky and dark well, adopting a cavalier attitude that earned him admirers and steadfast enemies. Such an awkward term as the angel […]

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Human Rights in Turkey: Society’s Moral Obligation to Girls and Boys

Human Rights in Turkey: Society’s Moral Obligation to Girls and Boys

The concept of “children at risk” should not only describe those who live on the streets, outside the family order, in an environment with a higher likelihood of criminal activity; this concept should also be expanded to include street children who, driven into criminal activity, are charged and detained in jails where they are again […]

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Child Marriage and Teen Pregnancy: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Child Marriage and Teen Pregnancy: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Child brides are a big issue for eastern countries, as are young mums or teenage mothers for western countries like the United Kingdom or United States, respectively. The way these issues are often discussed highlights an inconsistency in the western mind. Why, for example, is an under-aged girl called a child bride when she is […]

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