Semantics King Jr – keeping the flame of independent media alive in a camp for Liberian refugees.
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and local environmentalists causing an international stir in Latin America.
Interview with Irene Fernandez – defender of Malaysia’s migrant workers and winner of an ‘alternative Nobel Prize’.
The newly launched Latin American TV channel, teleSur, is offering a distinctive Southern perspective on the news – and is already causing consternation in the US Congress as a result. Meet its Director General, Aram Aharonian.
Filed in: Venezuela
Three of Israel’s refuseniks – Haggai Matar, Adam Maor, Matan Kaminer – explain why they could not serve in the army.
Homophobia is still so strong in Indian society that Shaina, from the Organized Lesbian Alliance for Visibility and Action (OLAVA), does not want to give her real name.
Diego Rozengardt is part of a new generation of political activists in Argentina – they are known as Generación Cromañón, after a notorious nightclub fire.
Janet Smith visits a determined indigenous woman fighting for the rights of women and of her people in the Brazilian Amazon.
Annie Kajir – the lawyer who won’t be scared off by the robber barons of Papua New Guinea’s timber industry.
India’s brothels are full of young girls who serve as sex slaves. The Rescue Founwdation tries to liberate them.
- August 14, 2006
A life spent in pursuit of human rights: Philippine campaigner Marie Hilao-Enriquez.