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Fighting Ebola on the frontline

Dr Oliver Johnson tells Gabriella Jóźwiak about the current crisis and the long-term prognosis for Sierra Leone’s health system.

Why is Britain using a suspect charity to deliver aid to Syria?

How British money could be helping the Assad regime. Tam Hussein reports.

Culture

‘In Cuba, my books fall apart and vanish’

Top novelist Leonardo Padura talks with Vanessa Baird on why his books disappear in Cuba, and his hopes and fears for the country’s future.

Who would ask for a bride’s immigration documents?

A group of filmmakers came up with a clever way to help smuggle five refugees to safety. Co-director Gabriele del Grande explains how On the Bride’s Side came to be.

Environment

Sharing water is key to peace in the Middle East

Samantha North highlights the vital role played by water in current conflicts.

The myth of ethical gold

Certification schemes notwithstanding, clean gold is a bit of a scam, says Stephanie Boyd.

Food

Fill bellies, not bins

Lydia James uncovers some novel ways to divert food from landfill.

Tackling food waste, one big picnic at a time

Thanks to grassroots action, corporations are being encouraged to divert edible excess from bins to bellies. Jemma Crew reports.

Health

Fighting Ebola on the frontline

Dr Oliver Johnson tells Gabriella Jóźwiak about the current crisis and the long-term prognosis for Sierra Leone’s health system.

The world must wake up: Ebola outbreak is not just a West African problem

Charlene Rodrigues wonders why a nonchalant attitude prevailed for so long.

Politics

The truth behind Cambodia’s inequalities

David Hutt looks at a country where gold BMWs are parked next to families living in cardboard houses.

‘In Cuba, my books fall apart and vanish’

Top novelist Leonardo Padura talks with Vanessa Baird on why his books disappear in Cuba, and his hopes and fears for the country’s future.

Regions

Through the lens: a dreamlike-Egypt

Cristiana Moisescu talks to Laura el-Tantawy about the trials of being a female photojournalist in Cairo, and the responsibility that comes with it.

‘Ceasefire? Gaza has been taken back 1,000 years’

Salah Haj Yehia works in Palestine’s ground zero. He talks to Noreen Sadik about the on-going human cost of Israel’s pounding.

Science

Thailand’s youth asked to cyber-spy for the state

Not satisfied with its crackdown on internet freedom, the junta has new plans to increase its control, reveals David Hutt.

And finally: Uri Fruchtmann

The filmmaker and director tells Jo Lateu why he supports activists who expose wrongdoing through video.

Society

Surviving the ups and downs of social movements

Can theories of movement cycles equip activists to persevere over the long haul? Mark Engler and Paul Engler try to find out.

The truth behind Cambodia’s inequalities

David Hutt looks at a country where gold BMWs are parked next to families living in cardboard houses.

Spirituality

Iraq’s displaced forced to flee militant group for a second time

Matthew Vickery and Sheren Khalel report on a desperate situation for the country’s refugees.

Should halal and kosher methods of slaughter be banned?

Viva! campaigner Tony Wardle and social commentator Mohammed Ansar go head to head.

War and Peace

From prying plumbers to snooping social workers

The Prevent anti-terrorism programme is alienating the Muslim community, writes Ylenia Gostoli.

Britain’s kids with guns

Should the British Army still enlist kids? asks Matteo Congregalli.

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