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Sri Lanka’s War Widows & the Road to Reconciliation – PRX

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – The civil war lasted 26 years. It cost the lives of an estimated 100,000 people and devastated the north and east of the island nation. In 2009, the government in Colombo made one last push against the

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Kenya: Successful Young Entrepreneurs Attracted to Farming by Social Media

Daniel Kimani did not think much about farming when he was growing up. But he has become a national figure since he started fish farming. Mr. Kimani has been featured on Kenyan radio and television. The 29-year-old from Kenya’s Nyandurua

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#RightsMedia report: Pursuing #justice for the #genocide victims of #Rwanda

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has been pursuing justice for victims of Rwanda’s genocide. The court was established in Arusha, Tanzania (site of the Arusha accords) in 1995 and has jurisdiction over genocide, crimes against humanity and war

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2013 World #PressFreedom Day in #Tanzania

ARUSHA, Tanzania — Every May 3, journalists, activists and media organizations in developing countries around the world acknowledge the importance of World Press Freedom Day. This year, 2013, marks the 20th anniversary celebrating the fundamental principles of press freedom. Most

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