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Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on the plight of refugees facing a dangerous return home.

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Unions celebrate victory as up to a million workers strike in Britain

Natasha Turner reports on the ‘biggest public-sector walkout since 1926’. 

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The British government is terrorizing the public into accepting its snooping law

Do not be fooled, this has nothing to do with jihadis or paedophiles, says Robin Tudge.

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TTIP is an affront to democracy

Miriam Ross on why Brits should join the protests against a dangerous EU-US trade deal on Saturday.

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India’s Muslim women say ‘no second wife!’

But not everyone is willing to rock the boat in the fight against polygamy, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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Australia’s government is gutting progressive legislation

Adam Long despairs at the increasingly extremist bent of the Tony Abbott administration and its open disdain for equality.

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Greece’s big beach sell-out

Government plans to commodify commons land must be stopped, argues Despina Economopoulou.

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Is teaching English in poor countries a misguided form of philanthropy?

Such ‘aid’ will only ever lift a few out of poverty, argues Dan Falvey.

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Four million in need of humanitarian assistance in South Sudan

A dispatch from aid worker Rosie Crowther at Christian Aid who warns of a growing emergency largely ignored by the British media.

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Forget population policies: give women choice and control

Lana Groves argues that the best way to reduce fertility rates is to improve women and girls’ schooling.

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