• October 22, 2016
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  • America’s legacy of torture
    Oct 19, 2016 By Matt Apuzzo, Sheri Fink and James Risen
    After enduring agonising treatment in secret CIA prisons or the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, dozens of detainees developed persistent mental health problems
  • How women in India are dealing with fear
    Oct 19, 2016 By Gagandeep KaurSpecial to Weekend Review
    From enrolling in self-defence classes to keeping pepper spray handy, they are taking steps to protect themselves
  • Waning interest among the young generation, safer streets and high rents are driving the traditional martial art out of everyday life
  • Amid poverty, hope for better life
    Sep 29, 2016 By Faris Al-Jawad, Special to Weekend Review
    As Lebanon calls for more aid to tackle the refugee crisis, those living in Majdal Anjar and Shatila camps struggle to make ends meet
  • Memorial to stories of India’s partition
    Sep 29, 2016 By Priyanka Sacheti, Special to Weekend Review
    Through survivors’ tales of sorrow and courage, a museum aims to commemorate the violent event that shaped the subcontinent
  • Alternative narratives on a bitter separation
    Sep 29, 2016 By Priyanka SachetiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Aanchal Malhotra’s project brings the stories of India’s partition, told through objects that refugees brought with them
  • From rebel fighters to Romeos
    Sep 29, 2016 By Kim Ghattas
    In Tripoli ancient grudges and new mutinies are being broken by a radical experiment to turn would-be radicals into stage performers
  • The Muslim Hui people of China
    Sep 22, 2016 By Ian Johnson
    Lawyer and ethnographer Matthew S. Erie talks about this minority community’s struggles
  • These contraptions were almost as complex, and pioneered smartphone-era technologies, including predictive text and autocomplete
  • Helping Palestine, the fair trade way
    Sep 22, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Based in Jerusalem, Sunbula provides marketing and capacity-building support to the craftspersons of the region
  • Education crisis in the Philippines
    Sep 22, 2016 By Ana P. SantosSpecial to Weekend Review
    Armed conflict and natural disasters have deprived many children of their basic right
  • The roots of the problem can be traced to the administration of Benigno Aquino III
  • The men who make the stones sing
    Sep 15, 2016 By Mythily RamachandranSpecial to Weekend Review
    Svaram is not only a repository of unusual instruments, but also reaches out by helping youngsters in India learn the craft of making them
  • Dr Zarir Udwadia is determined to shake the Indian medical system and government out of inertia in treating the deadly disease
  • Polls will test Jordan’s electoral reforms
    Sep 15, 2016 By Marwan AsmarSpecial to Weekend Review
    As the high-pitched campaigns draw to a close, the nation prepares to elect the 18th Lower House of the Parliament
  • Japan has a working culture where spending long hours at the grindstone is the norm