New Internationalist

Articles by Timothy Baster

Tough Guide to the world's immigration detention centres

A satirical round-up of the insalubrious accommodation awaiting travellers from the Global South.

  • January 1, 2014
  • 0

Refugees challenge Tunisia on human rights

Residents from the closed Choucha refugee camp are fighting for resettlement, not ‘local integration’.

  • July 29, 2013
  • 1

Hunger strikers: ‘We will die here’

Isabelle Merminod and Timothy Baster report on the refugees protesting for safe resettlement from a Tunisian camp.

  • April 5, 2013
  • 0

World Social Forum: update from Tunisia

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod meet some of the activists hoping that a better world is possible.

  • March 28, 2013
  • 0

Fires of unrest in Greece

The discontent voiced at last week’s general strike is being echoed across Europe, say Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod.

  • October 24, 2012
  • 3

‘We are lucky to have a grave. Other families have nothing’

On the International Day for the Disappeared, Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod meet Turkish families still seeking justice for their missing loved ones.

  • August 30, 2012
  • 0

Turkish authorities target trade unions

Protesters have taken to the streets of Istanbul after dozens are imprisoned during a major police crackdown on union activists.

  • July 25, 2012
  • 0

Illegal detention of Somalis in Ukraine continues

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod report on the ongoing nightmare for 81 asylum seekers. 

  • April 16, 2012
  • 2

Release Somali hunger strikers from Lutsk detention centre!

Join campaigners on Monday 6 February at a picket outside the Ukrainian Embassy in London.

  • February 3, 2012
  • 1

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