Pambazuka News 649: AU and impunity, Biko, GMOs and political prisoners

Interesting videos from Smart Monkey TV.
- Miguel Gomes, Novo Jornal on the use of social media for political campaigns in Angola

- Kenyan film-maker Ng'endo Mukii on Yellow Fever, about African women using skin bleaches more

An examination of the nationalist struggles in India and those in Africa reveals a historiography that is splashed with personalities. But these did not simply emerge as elite phenomena

The injustice of the Angola 3 is not an isolated situation. There are many political prisoners being held in prisons inside the U.S, despite repeated government denials

The recent violent repression of peaceful protests following the removal of fuel subsidy leading to a high coast of living showed a brutal government that has little regard for the lives and rights of its own people. State violence is still going on

Kenya has registered remarkable achievements in the fight against Female Genital Mutilation. But as the world marks the International Day of the Girl Child, evidence shows that the government and other stakeholders need to step up efforts to fully eradicate the vice