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Latest update : 2014-02-14

American Studies Association backs boycott of Israeli academic institutions

In the United States, a renewed call for the boycott of Israeli companies and institutions has emerged. One particular campaign has had an impact, especially in US universities. A group of academics called the American Studies Association recently voted to boycott Israeli academic institutions, in order to protest against the occupation of Palestinian territories, but also against what they see as a lack of opportunities for Palestinian would-be students.

By Philip CROWTHER , Stanislas DE SAINT HIPPOLYTE

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2018-10-15 Focus

US Supreme Court decision boosts anti-abortion activists in California

California is often considered one of the most forward-thinking and liberal states in the US. But recently, so-called "pro-life" medical centres have been popping up across the...

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2018-10-12 Focus

From Bouaké to Abidjan, the bumpy road to reconciliation in Ivory Coast

In November 2010, a disputed presidential election in Ivory Coast sparked violence. Rival supporters of Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara clashed for weeks, leaving some 3,000...

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2018-10-11 Focus

White-only South African town nostalgic for apartheid

Some 27 years after the abolition of apartheid, there are still communities of white South Africans who refuse to mix with their black fellow citizens. It's the case in the town...

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2018-10-10 Focus

Why four million people risk being left stateless in India

Imagine losing your nationality and even being deported if you don't have papers to corroborate your heritage. Some four million people are facing that very scenario in the...

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2018-10-09 Focus

Scandal in Japan: Tokyo Medical University restricted number of female doctors

Following recent media revelations, Tokyo's prestigious Medical University has admitted that for 12 years, it manipulated entrance exam scores to restrict the number of female...

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