New Internationalist

Making Waves

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Making waves: Masih Alinejad

Exiled Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad is using social media to challenge Iran’s compulsory hijab law. Lucinda Homa Gray meets her.

Filed in: Iran

Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

Interview with Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

Cristiana Moisescu talks to the Bahraini activist, who smiles in the face of adversity.

Filed in: Bahrain and Human Rights

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Making Waves: Catherine Hamlin

Sofi Lundin meets Catherine Hamlin, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and doctor extraordinaire.

Filed in: Health

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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’

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