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South Australian Syrians hosted a fundraiser last Sunday night to raise money for those displaced by the on-going violence and protests in their home country, writes ROYCE KURMELOVS.
Images of Iran as a nuclear threat with a strict dictatorial regime and religious supression dominate the western psyche. But this image greatly offends the majority of Iranians, who argue Iran is so much more than a stereotype. MARTY MCCARTHY went to Iran and bought back a photo essay on the beauty and madness of the country.
According to UNHCR, statistics there there were 43.7 million forcibly displaced persons worldwide during 2010-2011. ROYCE KURMELOVS met Dalshad Zhalaye, a man from Kurdistan who was forcibly displaced for many years. Now Don from Adelaide, he told his story.
The influence of student groups in spreading the fair trade message is becoming more apparent, with universities running the bulk of community activities during the Fair Trade Fortnight. The annual celebration, running from May 5 – 20 this year, seeks to promote the difference that purchasing fair trade products can have on producers from all over the world, writes MATTHEW DORAN.
Hundreds and thousands of lives are being put on the line in developing countries, as the Australian Labor party considers cutting bi-partisan foreign aid investment to deliver a budget surplus, writes EMMA WATERMAN.
Population growth is just one issue that will be discussed by global leaders at the United Nations conference on sustainable development to be held in Rio de Janeiro in June this year, writes LAUREN WALDHUTER.
The Greek Community of Melbourne indicates around 2000 Greeks have entered Australia on temporary visas in the last six months, with one third believed to have arrived in South Australia, writes THEO PANAGOPOULOS.
Despite controversy over its desire to use military intervention and its use of funding, the Kony 2012 documentary is now the most viral video of all time with over 100 million views, writes SIONNIE KELLY.
Water is one of the most precious commodities in the world, a gift from from the Earth. A new brand of water aims to keep on giving, by saving lives with every purchase. HALEY BAKER has more…
WOMAD has ended, but not without a fitting finale on its last day. So how mad was this Monday in Mad March? SARAH MARTIN saw WOMAD finish with a bang…