Population Youth / Week 15

Week 15

Cuba Joins the Rest of the World

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South Africa Turns on Foreigners

see Violence against foreigners left 5 dead in South Africa. This recent violence against Zimbabweans, Ethiopians and Malawians, it is believed, was fueled by a speech by the Zulu King Zwelithini asking foreigners to leave the country. Xenophobic attacks like these killed 60 people in 2008 and South Africa. The government fearing similar violence was quick…

Blackfish – The Power of a Documentary

follow url Blackfish, a documentary about the mistreatment of killer whales got wider public attention when 21 million people watched it on CNN. The documentary looks into the killing of a SeaWorld trainer by a whale called Tilikum. It attributes the killing to madness in the whale as a result of being in captivity in the circus-like environment…

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