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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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.
The Goldman Environmental Prize has been awarded to Marilyn Baptiste of British Columbia, Canada, for her work to stop Taseko Mines’ gold mining project.
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.
The country’s indigenous groups are the most vulnerable to exploitation, documents Alexia Kalaitzi.
Ben Ali’s legacy still looms large, as Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod report.
Thousands attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last month. But, says Giedre Steikunaite, we mustn’t forget the absent, the missing, the disappeared.
Richard Schiffman talks to scientist Philip Fearnside on what’s driving the clearing of the Amazon forest.