New Internationalist

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'Tiananmen Square is being cleansed with blood'

For Lars Laamann the horror of that night lives on after 25 years.

Filed in: Activism China

Xiaolu: 'If you can't sell in China you are nothing'

The award-winning novelist and film director tells Graeme Green about growing up in rural China, freedom, censorship and loneliness.

Filed in: China Film

PHOTO ESSAY: Now that the road has been paved

Augusta Thomson reveals a different side to life on the Tibetan Plateau.

Filed in: China Culture Photography Religion Tibet

China’s military spending: is there a new arms race?

Peter Robertson offers a more sanguine interpretation of the recently announced 12 per cent rise in China’s military budget.

Filed in: Arms China

PODCAST: The Swiss Shuffle and other tax evasion

In the latest Taxcast, Naomi Fowler discusses Swiss tax avoidance and The Netherlands’ bad reputation…

Filed in: China Economics Netherlands Switzerland

Girls not allowed

Vanessa Baird reports on the scandal of sex selection and what it is doing to women - and the world.

Filed in: China India Women

The girls are back in town

How South Korea sorted out its sex ratio.

Filed in: Korea, South Society Women

Should martyrdom ever be glorified?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that life is more valuable than the political statements made by the ultimate form of protest.

Filed in: India Tibet

Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Conflict Japan Philippines Women

Tibet: the destruction of Lhasa

Pete Speller describes his anger on discovering that the old city is due to be replaced with a tourist attraction.

Filed in: Activism History Society Tibet

‘They turned our mountains into cooking pots’

Communities bear witness to damages inflicted by mining giants and target annual meetings in London.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Mining Mongolia West Papua

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