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The Sochi struggle for LGBTI rights

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

  • Mon Feb 10 07:24:00 2014
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Armed police in Rio de Janeiro: protecting or provoking?

Laura Stacey considers the worrying rise in police violence.…

  • Tue Aug 6 04:11:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

Which is the world’s worst company?

The Public Eye Awards are back to highlight the companies with the worst record in human rights and the environment…

  • Fri Jan 11 13:30:00 2013
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What are ‘women only’ cities?

Gender inequality and human rights in Saudi Arabia…

  • Tue Dec 4 10:11:00 2012
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Olympic kidnap, cover up, and one woman’s lone battle

Felicity Arbuthnot tells the intriguing story of the disappearance of 24 members of Iraq’s Olympic Committee.…

  • Tue Aug 14 05:55:00 2012
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Olympic scale foul: sexism in football

After the British women’s team beat Cameroon, Xanna Ward-Dixon was horrified by the sexist reaction.…

  • Mon Jul 30 09:14:00 2012
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Soldiers, security and sleeping in sheds – London's Olympic reality

Tim Gee, erstwhile resident of east London, on the unpalatable truth.…

  • Wed Jun 20 06:12:00 2012
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Pass the sick bag, it's Jubilee time

The plans for this summer's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and Olympics are making Alan Hughes feel quite nauseous.…

  • Mon May 21 12:11:00 2012
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Olympic countdown: ‘200 days left to dump Dow!’

As a new campaign kicks off, London 2012 organizers are challenged to drink Bhopal’s ‘clean’ water.…

  • Mon Jan 16 09:56:00 2012
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Dow Chemicals and Lord Coe are wrapping London 2012 in shame

Do we really want an Olympics sponsored by one of the world’s most unethical and controversial companies? Lorraine Close and Jack Laurenson think not.…

  • Tue Dec 13 07:09:00 2011
  • Rank: 100

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