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Dying for a home in Bangalore

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the plight of a community made homeless by a slum clearance: the latest casualties in the battle for property.…

  • Fri Jan 25 07:44:00 2013
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Can dark tourism ever be a good thing?

Ruth Stokes considers whether holidaying in war and disaster zones is ever justified.…

  • Mon Jan 21 09:45:00 2013
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A counterfeit life in a Philippines slum

Informal dwellers are struggling to survive in Metro Manila, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Wed Jan 16 04:26:00 2013
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The end for hands-on toilet cleaning in India?

Activists are hoping a 10,000-kilometre pilgrimage will help bring total eradication of ‘manual scavenging’ writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Nov 29 11:20:00 2012
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Pass the sick bag (again) it's Gary Barlow!

Alan Hughes argues the recent offering from Mr Barlow and the Military Wives is a sickly-sweet distraction from the world's real problems.…

  • Tue May 29 05:38:00 2012
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Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon May 21 09:25:00 2012
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Death, justice and the big questions

With capital punishment debatesresurfacing since the Breivik trial, Tony Mckenna argues the death penalty brutalizes not just the individual but the whole society.…

  • Wed May 9 05:50:00 2012
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Bangladesh: the great climate exodus

Families are slowly melting away from the Bay of Bengal coastline as habitats degrade…

  • Wed Apr 25 11:08:00 2012
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The cycle diaries: into ‘real’ India

A bike ride through the heart of India to raise money for indigenous children captured the imagination of everyone involved, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon Mar 19 08:15:00 2012
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Haiti two years on: beyond relief, beyond belief

Haiti is not just recovering from the earthquake but from the political and economic interventions of recent decades, as Phillip Wearne explains.…

  • Sun Jan 1 10:21:00 2012
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