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A Roma village and a global struggle for justice

Posted on: February 8th, 2014 by iainmarlow | No Comments

A ghastly crime in a Romanian village sparks mob violence against the local Roma minority, leading to an international quest for justice that stretches from a small shanty town in Eastern Europe to Toronto.

Lunch with Shashi Tharoor

Posted on: January 23rd, 2014 by iainmarlow | No Comments

A lunch conversation between Review editor Iain Marlow and the diplomat, author and Indian politician Shashi Tharoor.

Writing on the wall: Palestine’s graffiti

Posted on: December 5th, 2013 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Toronto Review contributor Daniela Porat discusses the role of graffiti in Israel and Palestine with Adam Heffez, the author of Words and Walls: Social Commentary through Graffiti in Israel and the West Bank. On both sides of the divide, the images offer potent, street-level reminders of tragedy and struggle, historically and in the present day.

The Verdict: Ghana’s democracy marches on

Posted on: August 30th, 2013 by iainmarlow | 2 Comments

In Ghana, a beacon of democratic stability in West Africa, the Supreme Court has held months of hearings on a challenge to the 2012 election of President John Dramani Mahama. After a long wait, the Verdict has arrived.

In Ghana, censorship or necessary caution?

Posted on: July 4th, 2013 by iainmarlow |

In Ghana, one of Africa’s most stable democracies, the Supreme Court has jailed an outspoken journalist for criticizing a court case that will decide the fate of the country’s 2012 election. Is it censorship or necessary caution?

Can drones be used for peace?

Posted on: May 7th, 2013 by iainmarlow | No Comments

In an era of intra-state warfare increasingly defined by the ominous buzz of unseen drones high above remote villages, can drones be meaningfully deployed by NGOs for peace? “For the price of one or two satellite images you could buy or lease or build a pretty decent drone,” Christopher Tuckwood, executive director of the Sentinel Project, tells Toronto Review contributor Daniela Porat.

The claustrophobic streets of Yangon

Posted on: March 12th, 2013 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Photographer Nathaniel Brunt travels to Yangon, the former capital of Burma, in his second photo essay for the Toronto Review.