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The lives we left behind

In Greece, Harriet Paintin talks to Pakistani refugees about their dangerous journeys and their families back home.

Filed in: Greece Migration Pakistan

Protest ban? What protest ban?

The French government’s attempts to crack down on climate protesters have only made their voices louder, reports Danny Chivers.

Filed in: Environment France

A social uprising for energy democracy

Leading Filipino trade unionist Josua Mata tells Danny Chivers about their success in linking labour struggles with climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Philippines Trade Unions Work

Breaking the ban: why frontline communities will not be silenced in Paris

Filipino climate campaigner Leon Dulce calls for global resistance to the French government’s attempt to crack down on protests at the Paris climate summit.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Philippines Sustainability

To the (inflatable) barricades!

Hundreds of people from the climate justice movement have remained in Paris determined to defy the protest ban, Jamie Kelsey-Fry reports.

Filed in: Cities Climate Change Environment France Sustainability

Escaping carbon slavery: the view from Nigeria

The climate negotiations have done worse than nothing to prevent climate change. Nigerian activist Adesuwa Uwagie-Ero suggests paths toward climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Nigeria Oil

Will Aung San Suu Kyi represent all Burma?

Religious and ethnic minorities expect the new government to restore their rights. Charlotte England wonders if such hopes are misplaced.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Minorities Politics Religion

Poverty swept under the red carpet in the Philippines

The APEC Summit hosts cleared the streets for their guests, but the poor can’t be made to disappear, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Poverty

Paris: closed to civil society, open to greenwashers

The French government is trying to silence social movements, but we refuse to go quietly, says campaigner Pascoe Sabido.

Filed in: France

Bankers say urgent action needed for London profit losses

In this podcast, the Tax Justice Network asks ‘Why is the City of London losing so much business to New York, Hong Kong and Singapore?’

Filed in: United Kingdom

New anti-terrorism law threatens Brazil’s civil society

Human rights could be undermined, reports Melanie Hargreaves.

Filed in: Brazil Law Terrorism

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