Azerbaijan: Investigate Brutal Attack on Journalist

by Human Rights Watch on August 27, 2014

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Debating Drugs

by Pete on August 27, 2014


Transform has come out with yet another useful publication: Debating Drugs: How to Make the Case for Legal Regulation

In it, they’ve assembled all the standard prohibition arguments with effective responses to each of them in a variety of areas. Very handy tool for those looking for well-crafted responses.

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What’s Happening in Conflict Resolution [08.27.14]

by Jeff Thompson on August 27, 2014

"What's Happening in Conflict Resolution" is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more. Check it out each week and view past versions [HERE].

“Talk To Me”: What It Takes To Be An NYPD Hostage Negotiator

Learn about the criteria and diverse skills needed to be part Continue →


Dear Colleagues, There are countless opportunities for individuals seeking to pursue academic study at all levels to obtain financial support from private foundations, directly from academic institutions and from various governmental and intergovernmental agencies. In addition, there are a number of fellowships that provide funding for independent research/internships/language Continue →


The story of H3J1U

by Giorgia Nicatore on August 27, 2014

This story comes from Bourem, Gao region, Northern Mali.

By H3J1U

« I was at home alone with my mum that Thursday, and it was around noon when two rebels showed up at our door with guns. They were shouting “where are the men”. My mum replied saying that we were alone, Continue →


Eritrea: The Little-told Story of Religious Co-Existence

by Dr. Samuel Mahaffy on August 26, 2014

 In the capital city of Asmara, Eritrea, an Orthodox Christian Church and a Muslim Mosque stand within a stone-throw distance of each other.  But, there are no stones being thrown. The story of the peaceful co-existence of the  religions of Islam and Christianity in the Country of Eritrea is an Continue →


A Voice from Gaza: Living Under the Bombs

by Judy Bello on August 26, 2014

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A pregnant wife of a deceased man hangs self to death

by Phayul Latest News on August 26, 2014

A pregnant wife of a Tibetan man who had succumbed to his untreated gunshot wounds earlier has hanged herself to death in Denma town in Sers

China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

by Phayul Latest News on August 26, 2014

Chinese authorities in Beijing have forced shut down the opening of Beijing Independent Film Festival scheduled on Saturday and forced the festival organizers to sign documents promising not to hold the festiv

China sentences Tibetan monk to nine years in prison

by Phayul Latest News on August 26, 2014

A senior Tibetan monk living in Lhasa has been sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment in a secret trial that is assumed to have been t

A Tibetan woman detained for writing political content article

by Phayul Latest News on August 26, 2014

Chinese authorities in Tibet’s Zatoe County have detained a Tibetan woman writer on Saturday for writing “politically banned” articles


by Jonette O. Miller on August 26, 2014

By Lauren Drummond

I would like to consider myself a bridge-builder between cultures. If you were to check out my Face-book “friends” list, you would see the names and faces of men and women of Latin American, East Indian and Asian descent, along with Euro-Americans, Jews, Africans and African Americans-with whom Continue →