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Democracy Ranking

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The Democracy Ranking intends to contribute to the global enhancement of the Quality of Democracy in a world-wide understanding and approach.
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Improving Indigenous health in Australia

Watch how Caritas Australia is helping to address acute diabetes and chronic health problems in remote Indigenous communities through partnering with Indigen...
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Asylum seekers in Australia - What kind of nation?

Searching for a more compassionate approach to asylum seekers coming to Australia, this is a short doco that aims to give the facts faces and give the stats ...
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North Korea’s Mass Games: Astonishing photos from secretive country's lavish public spectacle

The lavish, state-sponsored Mass Games feature amazingly fluid routines from 100,000 performers honed to perfection after months of practice
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How North Korean children are taught to hate the 'American b*******' at kindergarten

How North Korean children are taught to hate the 'American b*******' at kindergarten | Law & Government | Scoop.it
In North Korea, the systematic indoctrination of anti-Americanism starts as early as kindergarten and is as much a part of the curriculum as learning to count.
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What it’s like to use the Internet in North Korea

What it’s like to use the Internet in North Korea | Law & Government | Scoop.it
Kim Jong Un's name appears slightly larger than all the other text.
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Nukes key to North Korea's survival quest

Nukes key to North Korea's survival quest | Law & Government | Scoop.it
Only the US can threaten Pyongyang with crushing nuclear retaliation. But how long can this last?
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North Korea on Google Maps: Monuments, nuclear complex, gulags

North Korea on Google Maps: Monuments, nuclear complex, gulags | Law & Government | Scoop.it
A recent update to Google Maps has filled in North Korea -- the big, largely blank space that previously lay north of the well-mapped South Korea
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Public view of asylum seekers 'getting worse'

Public view of asylum seekers 'getting worse' | Law & Government | Scoop.it

Former asylum seekers and community leaders have gathered in Sydney to  appeal for Australians to revisit the human side of the asylum seeker  debate.


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Australian asylum seekers: Why they come

Mark Goudcamp of the Refugee Action Coalition Sydney explains why so many asylum seekers board boats to Australia. 


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Nine Sunday Cover story 2006 cronulla riot

The Cronulla riots of 2005 were a series of racially motivated mob confrontations which originated in and around Cronulla, a beachfront suburb of Sydney, New...
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We Will Be Remembered For This - TRAILER

this is the traler for the film "We will be remembered for this" a film about refugee policy in Australia. A group of young Australians go to Baxter detentio...
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BBC - Schools - Citizen X - Teachers - Rights and Responsibilities - Index

BBC Schools is a service for children, parents and teachers at home and at school - fun and easy to use curriculum based learning resources.
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World Audit Democracy

Learn about the World Democracy Audit, corruption, press freedom, the rule of law, human rights, and political rights.>

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Aboriginal Life in Australia - Tropic of Capricorn - BBC travel

BBC travelller Simon Reeve spend some time with Aboriginals in Australia and shares some disturbing statistics. Fascinating clip from BBC show 'Topic of Capr...
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Asylum seekers: Where Australia stands

Asylum seekers: Where Australia stands | Law & Government | Scoop.it
The number of asylum-seeker boats coming to Australia has increased over the past year, and so has debate about the issue. Here is a series of facts and figures about this controversial topic.
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Horrors revealed at North Korean prison camp

Horrors revealed at North Korean prison camp | Law & Government | Scoop.it
Young man born in North Korean prison camp describes brutal "three generations of punishment" for families considered disloyal to the regime
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Making The Grade in The Impossible State | Think Tank | Big Think

Making The Grade in The Impossible State | Think Tank | Big Think | Law & Government | Scoop.it
What is the Big Idea?
Step into a classroom in North Korea and you will find very little that differs from a classroom in New York City - chalkboard, rows of desks, chairs, desktop computers and bulletin boards full of text and pictures.
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North Korean defectors to South launch anti-Pyongyang leaflets over the border (VIDEO)

North Korean defectors to South launch anti-Pyongyang leaflets over the border (VIDEO) | Law & Government | Scoop.it
Defectors to the South launch 200,000 leaflets over the border, marking the late Kim Jong-Il's birthday.
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Top 10 Crazy Facts About Kim Jong Il

Top 10 Crazy Facts About Kim Jong Il | Law & Government | Scoop.it
North Korea's supreme leader was knows for decadent and eccentric tastes and for occasionally stretching the truth about his personal history and prowess. Here is a look as some of the most famous and controversial facts and fables about Kim Jong Il.
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Inside North Korea: tourist photos of Pyongyang and the surrounding area - Telegraph

Inside North Korea: tourist photos of Pyongyang and the surrounding area - Telegraph | Law & Government | Scoop.it
Inside North Korea: tourist photos of Pyongyang and the surrounding countryside.
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Why is there so much racism towards refugees? Via: En Passant ...

Why is there so much racism towards refugees? Via: En Passant ... | Law & Government | Scoop.it
Julia Gillard's shameful surrender on refugees who arrive by boat and the restoration of the “Pacific solution” probably did not come as a shock to most people, writes Tess Lee Ack in Socialist Alternative.

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A national day of shame

A national day of shame | Law & Government | Scoop.it
Australia Day stands as a reminder of massacres. Why should Aborigines celebrate it?

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World Audits from World Audit

Learn about worldaudit.org, the World Democracy Audit, corruption, press freedom, the rule of law, human rights, and political rights. We examine the human condition. We monitor human rights online.
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BBC - Schools - Citizen X

BBC Schools is a service for children, parents and teachers at home and at school - fun and easy to use curriculum based learning resources.
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