New Internationalist

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'We are torches of freedom in the darkness of Israeli apartheid'

Palestinian political prisoner Mohammed Alazraq on the cost of fighting for justice under occupation.

Filed in: Israel Palestine Prisons

'The soldiers are here': resistance in a Palestinian refugee camp

Situated next to Israel’s separation wall, dissent is growing in Aida. Ella David reports.

Filed in: Activism Israel Palestine

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

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

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

Country Profile: Iran

There is much more to Iran than the Western world’s image of it as a progenitor of terrorist outrages, says Mischa Kally.

Filed in: Iran

Let's talk about sex in... the Arab world

Shereen El Feki hopes to reclaim the spirit of her ancestors who lived when sex was a pleasure - for both men and women.

Filed in: Middle East Sexual Politics Women

PHOTO ESSAY: Resistance in the Jordan Valley

Kelly Lynn reports on a recent Palestinian protest village that sparked off a campaign to contest Israeli policies of annexation.

Filed in: Activism Palestine

SodaStream, Scarlett and the bridge of peace that isn’t

Noreen Sadik is unimpressed by the whole sorry debacle and reveals some hard-to-hear truths.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Work

‘Just forget about Syria. Forget about going back’

Refugees trying to settle in an unfamiliar country often feel guilt at having escaped the war. Olivia Crellin meets some of them in New York.

Filed in: Conflict Refugees Syria United States

‘A two-state solution is not the key to peace’

Israeli historian and author Ilan Pappe talks to Frank Barat about propaganda, solidarity and hope for a new reality.

Filed in: Israel Palestine War and Peace

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