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South Africa’s corrupt and corrupting culture

November 20, 2010


(First published, March 2010) For South Africa there is nothing new in arrogant claims to be above the law, in the enrichment of the few, the mythologising and distortion of history and the thuggish behaviour of security units in the service of a political elite. This corrupt and corrupting culture was dominant both in the […]

Only the latest incident in centuries of persecution

October 4, 2010


The 2010 expulsions of Roma families from France was only the latest — and more widely publicised — example of the persecution suffered by this community over centuries.


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