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Gaza’s only Christian hospital struggles as crisis continues

by Sam Hailes - 19th August 2014

AS WORLD Humanitarian Day is celebrated, SAM HAILES hears how Gaza's Al-Ahli hospital keeps up its 'round-the-clock presence' on the Strip

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Zhisheng released but human rights lawyers are still being ‘disappeared’

by Andrew Boyd - 14th August 2014

'THEY FILL our hearts with terror but they cannot stop us doing the right thing.' ANDREW BOYD speaks to human rights lawyers in Beijing

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‘Academics lied about nature of jihad’: Extraordinary claim increases government pressure to rescue Iraq’s terrified minorities

by Jenny Taylor - 12th August 2014

EXPERT accuses policy makers and the CIA of allowing themselves to be duped by ‘culture blind’ theologians in Britain and US

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