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Feb 26 2015

Flemming Rose and the absence of empathy

An account of the Danish Muhammad cartoon crisis by one of its main instigators, the cultural editor of the paper which published them, Jyllands-Posten, is unsurprisingly lacking in self-awareness or understanding of his targets, says Danish anthropologist Peter Hervik.


Nov 13 2014

Cuguano and the mass movement against slavery

A new book on Ottoboah Cuguano brings to life the history of eighteenth century anti-slavery agitation.


Oct 16 2014

African refugees under attack in Israel

A Human Rights Watch report, criticising Israel's inhumane treatment of African asylum seekers, provides an opportunity to reflect on the extension of the Prevention of Infiltration Law, first used against Palestinians in 1954.