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52 A Persian artefact – the inscriptions on which tell the remarkable story of an ancient leader who broke with tradition to free slaves and introduce religious tolerance – has been touring museums, as Juliet Highet explains Canada 54 With a general election due next year, the Liberals, New Democrats and Conservatives would all have it that they stand a good chance of winning. Susan Delacourt reports 57 Emily Corbiere explains how new generations of native Canadians on Walpole Island are working hard to protect tradition and the environment Zambia 60 Neil Ford discusses the Zambian government’s hopes for diversifying industrial output, following years of economic dependence on copper mining 62 China is Zambia’s biggest investor, but when locals accused Chinese employers of underpaying them – and even using violence towards them – new President Michael Sata had to act, as Anver Versi explains 64 Though it has urbanised faster than many other African countries, long-standing traditions and festivals continue to shape Zambia’s culture, says A. H. Saleh Key contributors Armando Emílio Guebuza has been Mozambique’s President since 2005. He joined FRELIMO, the Mozambique Liberation Front, at the age of 20. He went on to serve as Interior Minister in the Samora Machel government in the 1970s, becoming FRELIMO’s secretary-general in 2002 Susan Delacourt is a senior writer on the Toronto Star, covering the political scene in Ottawa. She has written four books on Canadian politics. She was named as one of the Top 100 Most Infl uential People in Government and Politics by Canadian political newspaper the Hill Times in 2012 Peter Tatchell has been campaigning for human rights, democracy, LGBT freedom and global justice internationally since 1967. Based in London, he is a member of the gay human rights group OutRage and the UK Green Party’s spokesperson on human rights global second quar ter 2014 www.global-global -br briefing.ief ing.org l 3 www.global-briefi ng.org Register on the website to access online issues and the 67 Commonwealth Network Global archive  INTERVIEW Award-winning author Lisa O’Donnell talks to Katie Silvester about new projects, old friends and writers’ block  Sarah Juggins looks at what Glasgow can hope to gain from hosting the Commonwealth Games  The 2014 Commonwealth Observance lights up Westminster Abbey 54 60 © Photosmith2011 Creative Commons BY SA 2.0


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