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Extract: Gunning for Bessie’s head, from ‘The Terrorist Album’

Jacob Dlamini’s new book, The Terrorist Album, tells the stories of people saddled with that catch-all phrase during apartheid and how their presence on that list made them fair game

Covid-19 restrictions give rise to political tensions in Sierra Leone

The country has experienced violent incidents of unrest in recent weeks

Conflict is escalating in central Mali, says Human Rights Watch

Last year was the deadliest for civilians since the current political crisis began in 2012. And the fighting is also increasing in neighbouring countries

The changing face of Burkina Faso’s terrorist threat

Burkina Faso has been experiencing regular attacks led by armed terrorist groups from neighbouring countries. Surrounded by six countries, it is the northern part...

Terrorism used as excuse to suppress Kashmir

Within India, the Bharatiya Janata Party government is stoking Islamophobia by using religion as an instrument of identity politics

African leaders use anti-terror laws to silence journalists

Reporters in Eswatini, Egypt, Nigeria, Uganda, Ethiopia and Cameroon have been arrested

Christchurch attacker charged with terrorism: police

51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one charge under the Terrorism Suppression Act have now been filed against Brenton Tarrant

Free press development impeded by crackdowns

Governments and civil societies need to be vigilant in supporting a free press, even while it is still developing

Editorial: Words cause murder

The terrorist who mowed down worshipers in Christchurch, New Zealand penned a 74-page manifesto

NZ begins releasing bodies to families in Christchurch mosque attack

The bodies of the first six victims have been released by the coroner to their families, while Prime Minister Ardern labels the gunman a 'terrorist'

US patience thins with Pakistan as India goes on offense

US policymakers have grown exasperated with Pakistan for not doing more against Islamist extremists

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EU begins tricky negotiations with developing countries

For decades the EU has maintained relations with nearly 80 developing countries under the Cotonou Agreement. It's now time for fresh negotiations

Does reintegrating jihadists into society help curb extremist acts?

Several nonmilitary approaches to dealing with terrorism have been developed in recent decades. Are they working?

Tech companies are successfully disrupting terrorist social media activity

Companies, such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft are working together to take down terrorist propaganda

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