New Internationalist

Articles by Sian Griffiths

‘My father is my inspiration’

The family of a murdered human rights defender in the DRC talks to Sian Griffiths about the legacy of Pascal Kabungulu.

  • November 14, 2013
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A word with Jane Goodall

The renowned primatologist speaks to Sian Griffiths about hens, chimps and the indomitable human spirit.

  • July 1, 2012
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Chief Erasmus: The tar sands pipeline will harm our way of life

The Keystone XL oil pipeline will damage the environment of the Dene First Nations people in Canada if it goes ahead, says their Chief, Bill Erasmus, speaking with Sian Griffiths.

  • October 3, 2011
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Interview with Adam Beach

The Canadian First Nations actor, star of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee and US TV dramas Big Love and Law and Order, talks to Sian Griffiths about the importance of being a role model for young aboriginal kids.

  • July 1, 2011
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Reclaiming a lost identity

Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission is working to heal a century of trauma caused by a policy of assimilation which saw thousands of indigenous children sent to boarding schools to be indoctrinated in white culture.

  • January 5, 2011
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'Equal rights is not a reality'

Sian Griffiths talks to Sima Samar, once Afghanistan’s most powerful female politician and now a fervent women’s rights campaigner.

  • August 11, 2010
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Mine hero

The struggle to eradicate landmines continues

  • January 1, 2010
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