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‘You need a thick skin to cope with disability’

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

Filed in: Activism, Disability and Media

PHOTO ESSAY: music to my ears

In the second installment of our mini photo series on ‘local community projects’, Angie Davila shines a light onto Crystal Palace, South London.

Filed in: Media

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Did nonviolence fail in Egypt?

Three years after the resignation of Mubarak, the Egyptian revolution provides a perfect example of what mass protest can – and can’t – accomplish. By Mark and Paul Engler.

Filed in: Activism, Egypt, Non-Violence and Politics

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Prison reform promised in Togo

Gabriella Jóźwiak witnesses the Week of the Detainee ‘celebrations’, and considers the likelihood of political promises being kept.

Filed in: Human Rights, Politics, Prisons and Togo

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Clampdown continues on Nigeria’s LGBT community

But the global voices of dissent are growing louder, reports Chris Matthews.

Filed in: Activism, England, Gay Rights, Nigeria and Politics

PHOTO ESSAY: a sense of company

David Severn captures the connection between young people and their surroundings through dance.

Filed in: Art, Media and Youth

PHOTO ESSAY: Resistance in the Jordan Valley

Kelly Lynn reports on a recent Palestinian protest village that sparked off a campaign to contest Israeli policies of annexation.

Filed in: Activism and Palestine

The Sochi struggle for LGBTI rights

Adam Long reports on the global fight against homophobia, and looks to Holland’s past for inspiration.

Filed in: Gay Rights and Russia

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Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘It is my duty to help and inspire’

Mischa Wilmers talks to the poet turned professor about mentoring, Mandela and making a difference.

Filed in: Education, Poetry, Politics and Race

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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.

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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

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