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Year Thirty

Despite being haunted by its gruesome past, there are reasons for optimism in Cambodia.

Between rock and a hard place

Underground film meets underground music… Iranian-style.

  • November 24, 2009
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We are millions

The MST (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra – Brazil’s landless people’s movement) – has been described as the world’s most dynamic social movement. Gibby Zobel joins in its 25th anniversary celebrations and explains why its existence is more important than ever.

Love in a grey zone

In Bangladesh, homosexuality is illegal. Delwar Hussain talks to Suleman, a gay imam, about what this means for him and his partner.

The Berlin Wall of the Desert

On the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Stefan Simanowitz reports from Western Sahara on the wall that has separated a nation for 29 years.

Hillywood dreams

In the hills of Rwanda, Tom Cropper finds the world’s most unique film festival.

President Blair: The great escape

Anna Chen heaves a sigh of relief as Tony’s plans to conquer Europe are halted.

Cut to the core

Gold miners in the Brazilian Amazon are destroying the Yanomami community’s home. But, says Davi Kopenawa, his people are ready to fight for their land. Rowenna Davis met him.

Our kids, their kids

Children of safai karmacharis (people engaged in sanitation work) in Gujarat are being forced by teachers to clean toilets and mop floors in school. Mari Marcel Thekaekara listens to their stories.

One in one million

Campaigner for women’s rights in her native Iran, Leila Alikarami talks about the One Million Signatures campaign, how the equality laws can and should be changed, and the impact of the election result on her fellow countrywomen.

  • October 22, 2009
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From Calais to Dover: the widening gulf

Sophie Roumat reports on last month’s destruction of the ‘Jungle’ - the Calais camp which housed Afghan asylum seekers.

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