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Maldives Home Minister remains ‘firm’ on death penalty

by Vishal Arora - 26th February 2014

POLITICISATION of religion could be behind move to reinforce hudud penalties as holiday destination reveals its dark side.

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The religion taboo

by Jenny Taylor - 19th February 2014

DR JENNY TAYLOR argues in the latest issue of Case magazine that journalists are gradually beginning to 'get religion' despite the 'religion taboo'.

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Dowden slams Daily Mail for coverage of war trauma in Africa

by Sam Hailes - 12th February 2014

 NEGLECTED by their governments and misunderstood by Western media, Africa's trauma victims should haunt all our consciences.

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