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Feminists target Nike ahead of the Olympics

Nick Harvey reports on a campaign to expose sportswear firms who exploit women workers while boasting Olympic values.

Filed in: Activism, Ethical Consumerism, Feminism, Reproductive Rights and Women

Eurovision re-opens old wounds in the Caucasus

Azerbaijan’s hosting of the event on 26 May has caused tensions in the region as Armenia pulls out.

Filed in: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Conflict and Music

Eritrea's wretched independence

The country’s 30-year war with Ethiopia has been followed by 21 years of repression, says Saleh ‘Gadi’ Johar.

Filed in: Conflict, Democracy and Eritrea

Putting the 'I' in ecocide

22 April is Earth Day. Should punishment be made to those personally responsible for destroying our planet?

Filed in: Land, Oil, Power and Wealth

Kimberley Process 'whitewashes' blood diamonds

Aoife Allen describes how The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme is not doing enough to clean up the gems trade.

Filed in: Africa, Human Rights, Mining, Wealth and Zimbabwe

Blue bras and mettle: Egypt's women stand their ground

Libby Powell reflects on last year’s International Womens Day when women took to the streets of Egypt to fight for their rights.

Filed in: Egypt, Feminism, Human Rights and Women

Brute forces: a year of rough injustice

On the International Day Against Police Brutality, Nick Harvey looks back on a busy year for out-of-control officers.

Filed in: Activism, Crime, Law and Violence

Has the ANC ushered in neo-apartheid?

As the African National Congress turns 100, Brett Scott criticises its failure to share South Africa’s prosperity with the poor.

Filed in: Equality, Race and South Africa

Israel evicts Bedouin villagers

More than 30,000 Bedouin, which the Israeli government call ‘squatters’, face eviction to make way for settlements, reports Libby Powell.

Filed in: Israel, Land and Minorities

Can Zambia stand up to China?

Many Zambians feel that the flood of money from China has done nothing to improve their lives, as Andrew Bowman reports.

Filed in: Zambia

Is the world's population really a timebomb?

The UN estimates there will be seven billion of us on this planet by the end of October. But talk of a ‘population explosion’ is alarmist, says Nick Harvey

Filed in: Population

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