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Asia

“Hong Kong battle: capitalism vs communism”

Protests in Hong Kong can be linked to democracy or historic promise for reform, but Jake Elson, 20, a Correspondent from Banbury in Australia argues that creating a compromise between capitalism and... Read more

17.10.14

Asia

“Occupy Central and Hong Kong’s place in China”

Protests in Hong Kong are viewed as a call for democracy but Chris Fox, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Canada who lived in Beijing says the real issue is Hong Kong’s relationship with the Pe... Read more

17.10.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Barbadian sentiments about the SIDS conference”

The cost of attending the recent Small Island Developing States conference drew criticism from some quarters, but Lyn-Marie Blackman, 27, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Barbados, argues the venture... Read more

17.10.14

Asia

“Trafficking threatens human rights of women”

Human trafficking is an ongoing problem, but as Monirul Islam, 25, a Correspondent from Dhaka in Bangladesh, examines the causes he proposes potential solutions and a call for prevention. Trafficking... Read more

09.10.14

Africa

“Youth programme teaches peace principles”

Dennis Ekwere, 34, of Kaduna, Nigeria, is a ‘Youth Practitioner’ who is making a difference by role modelling and teaching social change aimed at peace. Here, he describes how his organisa... Read more

09.10.14

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AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

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ASIA

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EUROPE

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PACIFIC

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