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Afghanistan's theatre of the oppressed

Lydia James reports on a courageous drama project, which is putting transitional justice centre stage in the war-torn country.

Filed in: Afghanistan, Conflict and

Stepping up for Syrian refugees

Jordanian translator Maha Alasil is going to extraordinary lengths to help, reports Nigel Wilson.

Filed in: Conflict, Human Rights, Jordan, Refugees and Syria

Introducing... Kenya's dam buster

Ikal Angelei is winning the fight to save Lake Turkana from Ethiopia’s Gibe III dam.

Filed in: Dams and Kenya

African grannies go solar

Indian activist Bunker Roy is bringing electric light to rural villages by training up grandmothers as solar engineers, reports Georgia Hanias.

Filed in: Ageing, Energy, Sustainability and Women

Tom Kocherry: fisher for justice

The 71-year-old legend of social movement politics in India shows no signs of slowing down, as Richard Swift discovers.

Filed in: Democracy, India, Nuclear Power and Social Change

Krystian Legierski: an interview with the Polish gay rights campaigner

Krystian Legierski believes the tide is turning in Poland. He speaks to James Gray about his struggles against a notoriously homophobic and xenophobic administration.

Filed in: Poland

Interview with Sultan Kurash

Exiled singer Sultan Kurash has become a symbol of liberation for Uyghurs still under the thumb of Chinese occupation.

Filed in: China

Interview with Rana Husseini

Jordanian journalist Rana Husseini has devoted her career to campaigning against ‘honour killings’

Interview with Parvin Ardalan

Interview with Parvin Ardalan who is at the heart of the struggle for women's rights in Iran.

Filed in: Feminism and Iran

Hugo Blanco

Leading voice for indigenous rights, Hugo Blanco.

Filed in: Activism, Environment, Indigenous Peoples and Peru

Interview with Vis Navaratnam

Campaigner Vis Navaratnam on new drugs for neglected diseases.

Filed in: Pharmaceuticals

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