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Migration moments to remember

The Migration Museum's new exhibition starts in 1290 but has Brexit in its sights.
from Daniel Nelson on Sep 20, 2017.

The Oslo agreement: when the personal became political

The lad next to me was bored out of his mind by 'Oslo': he ate all his noisily-unwrapped treats within five minutes, stretched listlessly, put his head in his hands, looked at the ceiling and left at the first opportunity.
from Daniel Nelson on Sep 19, 2017.

In Another Life, and in hope of a safer one

In Another Life, Adnan was a teacher in Syria. Now he's a refugee.
from Daniel Nelson on Sep 16, 2017.

Avenging Angel

Little is known about Rehana aka The Angel other than that she is a law student who abandoned her studies to train as a sniper.
from Daniel Nelson on Sep 14, 2017.

This should have been a slicker city

You pick up some fascinating facts in the new Museum of London exhibition about cities, but overall it feels like a missed opportunity.
from Daniel Nelson on Aug 19, 2017.

The crazy bravery of the Syrian phone fighters

'City of Ghosts' is an immensely powerful and disturbing documentary about the Syrian citizen journalists who came together in the group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently.
from Daniel Nelson on Aug 3, 2017.

Harnessing - or causing? - China's chaos

The Richmond Theatre became a bit of Hong Kong for two nights when it staged 'Datong: The Chinese Utopia', a three-act opera about a Chinese philosopher and his pioneering daughter.
from Daniel Nelson on Jul 31, 2017.

From birth to death, poor countries' gift to Europe

The action in 'Bodies' takes place over nine months, and that's not a coincidence because the play is about a British woman so desperate for a baby that she and husband are paying £22,000 to a surrogate mother.
from Daniel Nelson on Jul 27, 2017.

Al Jazeera debate at Frontline Club descends into shouting match

A debate at London's Frontline Club on the future of Al Jazeera and media freedom in the Mideast, following calls for the closure of the network by seven Arab countries, did not go to plan.
from Index on Censorship on Jul 21, 2017.

Yarl's Wood women – the time of their lives

'Welcome to Yarl's Wood' says the detention centre's warmly inviting website, under a photograph of six laughing women obviously having the time of their lives.
from Daniel Nelson on Jul 8, 2017.