As we consider the plight of today’s asylum-seekers, the fate of Irish refugees two centuries ago is instructive, writes Jeremy Seabrook.
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Daiva Repečkaitė reports on the rise of all things military in Lithuanian society.
A new literary project shines a light on Haiti’s storytelling tradition.
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Crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe for a better life is fraught with danger, as Charles Barker finds out from a young refugee.
Sahar Habib Ghazi reports on the murder of one of Pakistan’s most prominent activists.
Big private banks have been resurrected by the crisis they caused, says David Ransom.
The Goldman Environmental Prize has been awarded to Marilyn Baptiste of British Columbia, Canada, for her work to stop Taseko Mines’ gold mining project.
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Lydia James visits the Lebanese refugee camp and discovers possibilities for a lighter, brighter future.
Nithin Coca reports on a political battle between government and a respected anti-corruption institution.
Around the world, people are mobilizing against biotech bullies.
The country’s indigenous groups are the most vulnerable to exploitation, documents Alexia Kalaitzi.