Civil Rights

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30 Nov, 2012

Tensions in Cairo inflamed after a controversial new constitution is approved in 'rushed' vote

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17 Nov, 2011

'In some ways OWS can be seen as a re-run of the idealistic hopes of those Obama zealots of 2008'

Marriage rights
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03 Feb, 2011

Tim Edwards: But Judge Wall's comments are not in line with Tory thinking

Martin Luther King, civil rights
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26 Aug, 2010

Alexander Cockburn: The March on Washington was about jobs and freedom. What was ever achieved?

Greensboro Lunch counter Woolworth's
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11 Feb, 2010

Alexander Cockburn charts the demise of the American left since the heady days of Greensboro 1960

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09 Apr, 2009

New Mexico is the latest US State to abolish the death penalty, but instead convicts are being locked away until they die, a fate that leaves them with far less chance of commutation

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17 Feb, 2009

A judge who was a hero to the veterans of the civil rights struggle goes on trial accused of favours-for-influence deals

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03 Feb, 2009

Confiscating driving licences and passports from absent fathers

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