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Violence against protesters in Sudan leaves hundreds dead

Nahla Mahmoud despairs at the Sudanese government’s failure to take the current unrest seriously.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Sudan

Is peaceful protest a waste of time?

Vanessa Baird ponders the tactics needed to resist austerity. 

Filed in: Activism Politics United Kingdom

The Arctic 30: from activism to imprisonment

Lydia James writes on the struggle for liberty for the Greenpeace climate defenders.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment Oil Russia

Mining interests trump local democracy in Greece

But a wave of social unrest may derail the government’s economic agenda, says Jen Wilton.

Filed in: Activism Greece Mining

Roadblocked for justice

No ifs, no buts, no legal aid cuts – proposed changes are provoking civil disobedience, reports Lydia James.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Poverty United Kingdom

Burma's bloodthirsty monks

Brennan O’Connor meets the activists who are challenging a violent Buddhist minority intent on persecuting Muslims.

Filed in: Activism Burma Religion Violence

Two concerts, one Kashmir, no peace

Uzma Falak on a day of music, protest and death in the besieged Valley.

Filed in: Activism Kashmir Music

Egypt, the unravelling

Fighting hate with hate is not the answer, says Yahia Lababidi. How Egypt responds will determine what Egypt becomes.

Filed in: Activism Egypt Military Politics Violence

Emmanuel Jal: ‘Our freedom fighters have become dictators’

The musician, activist and former child soldier gives a sombre assessment of life in South Sudan two years after independence.

Filed in: Activism Music Politics Sudan

Reclaim the Power: time to kick some corporate gas

Coal is over and the fight for power in the public interest is happening now, says Danielle Paffard, so come and join in.

Filed in: Activism Energy England Sustainability

Between protester and clicktivist there is a middle ground

Ruth Stokes on why activists need to play to their strengths to effect change.

Filed in: Activism

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