Paul Vallely is Associate Editor of The Independent where he writes on social, ethical, political and cultural issues. He writes leaders, features and has a weekly column in the Independent on Sunday. He was co-author of the report of the Commission for Africa and has chaired several development charities.
02 December 2012 12:00 AM
A country trying to mend itself needs more, not less, help
25 November 2012 12:00 AM
New alliances in the Middle East mean that, for Israel and Hamas, the worse is still to come in Gaza
18 November 2012 12:00 AM
How the Arab Spring can be traced in the recent escalation of violence
15 November 2012 12:00 AM
It's arguably the world's most venerated campaigning group. But now Amnesty is facing a crisis that threatens to tear it apart
14 November 2012 12:00 AM
Roy Warren, a candidate for police commissioner in Manchester, is battling a tide of voter apathy
11 November 2012 12:00 AM
31 October 2012 10:20 AM
Mamba means crocodile in Swahili. It strikes first, with speed and without warning. It is not a nickname many would apply to Barack Obama, though Osma bin Laden might have disagreed about that.
28 October 2012 12:00 AM
Barack and George were saint and sinner. But as the President's term of office closes, they appear to be exchanging roles
26 October 2012 12:00 AM
Choral piece was found in a handmade sketchbook belonging to the composer
21 October 2012 12:00 AM
This is not the kind of thing a white man should say. But Jason Roberts seems to have got it wrong on racism. The black footballer has called for a boycott of this weekend's anti-racism Kick It Out protest. He feels it has not been vigorous enough in its response to abuse in the game.
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- 2 Heading for America? Prepare for the longest US immigration queues ever
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 David Cameron goes to war with newspapers over 'swivel-eyed loons' slur
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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