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Meet the firms cashing in on imprisoning foreigners

Outsourcing detention to private companies is a recipe for a disaster, says Antony Loewenstein.

Filed in: Australia, Migration and United States

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Tension among South Sudanese spills over into neighbouring states

In Kenya, Moses Wasamu meets refugees from the crisis in Africa’s newest country.

Filed in: Web exclusives

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Defending people’s milk in India

A vibrant network of small producers and milk co-operatives is threatened by free trade agreements and liberalized investment policies.

Filed in: Agriculture, Corporations, India and Trade

Tough Guide to the world's immigration detention centres

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

Filed in: Migration

Does making immigration detention more humane make it more widespread?

Academic Michael Flynn and advocate Michelle Brané go head to head.

Filed in: Activism and Migration

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Indigenous Kenyans evicted in the name of ‘conservation’

Matthew Newsome exposes a government scheme to rob the Sengwer people of their forest home.

Filed in: Conservation, Forests, Indigenous Peoples and Kenya

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When Martin Luther King gave up his guns

Mark and Paul Engler consider the legacy of a man who shaped history by using nonviolence to leverage political change.

Filed in: Web exclusives

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‘Just forget about Syria. Forget about going back’

Refugees trying to settle in an unfamiliar country often feel guilt at having escaped the war. Olivia Crellin meets some of them in New York.

Filed in: Conflict, Refugees, Syria and United States

Why are we locking up migrants?

Detaining foreigners is costly, inhumane and on the rise. Time to turn the tide back, says Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Human Rights and Migration

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Sex, lies and complicity in India

Rita Banerji on girl-hating sex selection, rape and the chances of a ‘true feminist revolution for India’.

Filed in: Children, India, Society and Women

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‘A two-state solution is not the key to peace’

Israeli historian and author Ilan Pappe talks to Frank Barat about propaganda, solidarity and hope for a new reality.

Filed in: Israel, Palestine and War and Peace

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