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What lies behind Britain’s ‘special relationship’ with Bahrain?

Two years ago today, the UK supported a brutal crackdown against Bahraini citizens. Andrew Smith writes.

Filed in: Arms Bahrain United Kingdom

The measure of a man: my tribute to Tony Benn

Alan Hughes has fond memories of meeting a politician devoted to helping others.

Filed in: England Politics

A deadly week for Palestinians

Noreen Sadik reports on the growing use of force by the Israeli military against people living under occupation. 

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

Women on wheels raise money for adivasi human rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara talks to the intrepid cyclists who took part in Go MAD.

Filed in: India Women

What does locking up migrants say about society?

As a new immigration centre opens in Dorset, Horatio Morpurgo asks why refugees are treated so badly.

Filed in: England Migration Society

PHOTO ESSAY: Sierra Leone squares up to undernutrition

Pictures from the field document one community’s fight against hunger.

Filed in: Sierra Leone

PHOTO ESSAY: literacy is a family affair

Glitter Moreño shares images of a rural project in the Philippines, where parents are learning essential skills alongside their children.

Filed in: Education Philippines

Bringing my girls home from Damascus

The Foreign Office’s failure to act has torn a family apart. Tam Hussein investigates a British man’s ongoing struggle to bring his two children out of Syria.

Filed in: Syria

Free the seafood slaves

Migrant workers are still being violently abused in the Thai fishing industry, reports Steve Trent.

Filed in: Fishing Slavery Thailand

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

'My city doesn’t need water cannons, it needs a police force we can trust'

The British government plans to implement new crowd control weapons but it would do better to listen to the people who take to the streets, says Matthew Butcher.

Filed in: Activism United Kingdom

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