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Ken Loach: why I support a cultural boycott of Israel

The acclaimed film director talks to Frank Barat about Palestine, politics, and why he wants to keep causing trouble.

Filed in: Activism, Culture, Film, Israel and Palestine

PHOTO ESSAY: For Eritrean migrants, there is more dignity in death

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod capture the painful goodbyes of the survivors of the recent Lampedusa tragedy and the victims’ families.

Filed in: Eritrea, European Union, Human Rights, Italy and Migration

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Mining interests trump local democracy in Greece

But a wave of social unrest may derail the government’s economic agenda, says Jen Wilton.

Filed in: Activism, Greece and Mining

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'Wind turbine syndrome' can be prevented by the wonder drug called money

Farm hosts tell a very different story to wind farm naysayers, says Simon Chapman.

Filed in: Australia, Climate Change, Energy and Environment

Thanks to British banks, coal is king in Indonesian Borneo

Local villages are being evicted while the City of London and mining companies binge on fossil fuels. Alex Scrivener reports.

Filed in: Energy, Environment, Forests, Indonesia and Mining

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Asylum denied to teenager at risk of FGM

Why is Britain threatening to send a Nigerian girl back home to face female genital mutilation? asks Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: England, Human Rights, Nigeria and Women

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‘To my dear mother’: living with dementia

Noreen Sadik bears witness to the terrible decline of a loved one with Alzheimer’s.

Filed in: Ageing and Mental Health

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Syrian child labourers exploited in Jordan and Lebanon

Thousands of refugee children are breaking off their education to work long hours in unsafe, poorly paid jobs reports Sophie Cousins.

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Zero-hour contracts shame British universities

Short term targets are being pursued by senior managers leaving staff insecure and overworked, says Roger Seifert.

Filed in: Economics, England, Scotland, Wales and Work

Waiting at the checkpoint

Hours of queuing is the lot of Palestinian workers travelling to their jobs on the other side of Israel’s separation wall, Ella David explains.

Filed in: Israel and Palestine

Reporting Syria: can we expect honesty from international media?

Recent coverage shows that lessons from Iraq have been forgotten, says Stefan Simanowitz.

Filed in: Iraq and

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