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Sixty Years After Independence, a Kenyan Tribe Calls for Justice
When word spread that a journalist was here to document stories of colonial injustices, many victims arrived. “The lands are here with us. We are following the law to try and get them back. But if the British do not listen to us, we will have no choice but to pass the torch to the youths,” the elders said.
Uyghur Muslims in Turkey Speak Out
Throughout Xinjiang, thousands of Uyghurs have been detained by the Chinese government for reasons as spurious as communicating to relatives abroad, possessing Uyghur language books or growing a long beard. Now Uyghurs in Turkey are speaking out, unwilling to remain silent.
Kenyan Fishermen Languish Under Government Policy
As the Kenyan government aims to develop the northern coast, fishermen’s livelihoods have been thrown into disarray. It is becoming clear that, despite promises of jobs and economic benefits, there is no space for the fishermen in this new vision of Lamu.
Nairobi Gang Members Turn to Greenery to Change Their Lives and City
"Nature has saved a lot of youths who might have been killed.” In impoverished areas of Kenya’s capital, gang members are putting down their guns and instead creating green spaces in the urban jungle.