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Extremism’s rising danger

Editorial from the The Guardian, UK The far right seeks to divide. Responsible politicians ought, especially in times of grief and anger, to bring people together    New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, speaks at a news conference after the Christchurch attack. Photograph: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images New Zealand is best known for its breathtaking wilderness, found … Continue reading

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New Zealand, terrorism and obstinate memory

Daily Mirror Editorial There’s been an incident. That’s the polite way of putting it. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described it as a ‘terrorist attack’ while Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said one of the suspected attackers, who was born in Australia was ‘an extremist right-wing violent terrorist’. The incident we are talking about … Continue reading

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Mass graves, mass media and mass consciousness

 People’s Opinion (Island)  The Mannar mass grave which is now being excavated by experts seems to be the biggest of several mass graves discovered during the last few years. Already 300 skeletal remains were identified and the process is not yet complete. The courage and endurance of those taking part in the excavations deserve special … Continue reading

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Syria: The Good News and the Bad News

US withdrawal from Syria: Fighting may end soon, but causes not addressed     Less than a month after United States President Donald Trump declared that the US troops in Syria would be called back, four Americans, including two soldiers, were killed on Wednesday in a suicide blast carried out by ISIS, the very terrorist … Continue reading

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