* The Guardian presents fifty years of Kenyan independence in pictures.
* Century Ireland presents this film of Cormac Turner, veteran of the Easter Rising, discussing the 1913 meeting at which the Irish Volunteers were founded.
* Rochelle Ternan offers this thoughtful piece on the unintended consequences of western human rights intervention.
* Samuel Moyn weighs in on the difficult historical relationship between humanitarianism, human rights, and neoliberalism.
* The History News Network has compiled myriad articles commemorating the life of Nelson Mandela.
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