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Cambodia 2018 Election Report: ‘The Crackdown Continues’ – CBC The World this Hour

PHNOM PENH –¬†July 29, 2018 was Cambodia’s sixth general election since the UN organized the country’s first free and fair elections in 1993. For the last 25 years, Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has used elections as a way to

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Media Literacy Talks for Tanzania’s Youth

I’m on the back of a boda-boda motorcycle taxi, heading uphill, when my driver, Nuru, points out the drive-way leading to the house of Tanzania’s former prime minister and current presidential hopeful, Edward Lowassa. Not even five seconds after we

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#RightsMedia doc: #Tanzania ‘s #burgeoning #youth #opposition

Part 2: 27-year-old Nanyaro Ephata is a Chadema (political opposition party in Tanzania) youth leader based in Arusha. He organizes party youth to rally behind elected members of parliament when they visit the region to speak. Ephata accuses the governing

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#RightsMedia doc: The #rise of #Tanzania ‘s #opposition #Chadema party

Part 1: Chadema (Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo – Party for Democracy and Progress) is the political opposition in Tanzania’s parliament. A bombing at a Chadema rally in Arusha on June 15, 2013, the day before a by-election, caused four

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#RightsMedia story: Tanzanian youth rising

ARUSHA, Tanzania¬†— Despite statements made by the Tanzanian government to discredit the opposition and blame unemployed “idle youths” or “rioters” for actions taken against the state, the governing CCM party’s public relations campaign seems doomed to fail. The CCM (Chama

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#RightsMedia report: Mama C on #poetry #music #art and the #BlackPanther Party

Charlotte Hill O’Neal, aka Mama C, was a member of the Kansas City chapter of the Black Panther Party before she went into exile with her husband Pete O’Neal in Tanzania. Together, the two have worked in community development and

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#RightsMedia doc: In-studio with the Warriors. #reggae #music #Arusha #Tanzania

Part two of a documentary series on the Arusha-based afro-fusion, reggae band, Warriors from the East. In this part, Ras Magere speaks candidly in-studio about politics, activism and Tanzanian youth, set to a beat from a yet-to-be-released Warriors jam (featuring

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