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Articles by Lydia James

Netty Musanhu: taking on gender-based violence in Zimbabwe

The director of women’s rights organization Musasa talks to Lydia James about laws, community action and political unrest.

  • June 19, 2014
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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.

  • June 1, 2014
  • 1

Fill bellies, not bins

Lydia James uncovers some novel ways to divert food from landfill.

  • June 1, 2014
  • 0

Roma discrimination rife

Slovakia isolates this persecuted population from the rest of society by building walls and segregating schools, says Lydia James.

  • May 1, 2014
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Brahim Dahane: ‘It is better to die than to live afraid’

Lydia James talks to the Saharawi human rights defender about uprisings, refugees and the UN mandate.

  • April 22, 2014
  • 1

Death then, life now: ‘We are all Rwandans’

A photography exhibition encourages the visitor to see the complexity of the country’s past and present, says Lydia James.

  • April 8, 2014
  • 1

Blowing the whistle: could you? Would you?

Lydia James asks if exposing wrongdoing is more important than keeping secrets.

  • April 1, 2014
  • 0

Sleep in for St George

Lydia James gives a heads up on a pro-migrant campaign seeking to reclaim the Turkish-born saint.

  • April 1, 2014
  • 0

Standing up to inspire change

Rosa Parks’ act of courage sixty years ago is an example for women challenging oppression today, says Lydia James.

  • March 7, 2014
  • 1

Why are women still carrying the burden of rape?

At least the arrival of another victim-blaming product re-opens the debate, says Lydia James.

  • February 14, 2014
  • 5

Campsfield's troubled history

Lydia James runs through the last 20 years of Campsfield detention centre…

  • January 27, 2014
  • 0

The top 10 web articles of 2013

Lydia James compiles a list of your favourite New Internationalist blogs and features over the past year…

  • December 30, 2013
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The top 10 magazine articles of 2013

Lydia James lines up the most popular articles from the past year…

  • December 24, 2013
  • 1

Campsfield: 20 years too long

One of Britain’s largest detention centres has denied the civil liberties of 30,000 people in the past two decades, writes Lydia James.

  • December 3, 2013
  • 0

About Lydia James

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Lydia James is currently the Editorial Intern for New Internationalist, based in Oxford, England. Her particular interests include resistance, climate justice, disability, women's rights and refugee issues. She also enjoys taking photographs. Her past work experience is an eclectic mix of farming, reporting, learning disability support, and communications. She is partial to chocolate courgette cake.

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