New Internationalist

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Walking in Bethlehem this Christmas when peace is absent

Giedre Steikunaite watches the city prepare for the most important day on the Christian calendar.

Filed in: Israel Palestine Religion Society

Breaking the silence on sexual violence

Arab women are speaking out, reports Inna Michaeli.

Filed in: Israel Middle East Violence Women

For their eyes only

Michaela Whitton considers unlawful surveillance and the crushing of dissent.

Filed in: Bahrain England Human Rights Technology

The journey through Serbia

Despite the onset of winter, refugees are still arriving in Europe from war-torn Syria. Amy Merone meets some of them.

Filed in: Refugees Serbia and Montenegro Syria

Is Saudi Arabia the big bad wolf of the Paris climate talks?

The oil producing giant blocked efforts in Paris to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, Kyla Mandel and Brendan Montague report.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Oil Saudi Arabia

Bombs with a British accent

The UK is guilty of war crimes for selling arms to Saudi Arabia which have been deployed in Yemen, says Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Arms Syria Trade Yemen

A forgotten consequence of war

Syrian refugees with disabilities are often unable to get the care they need. Tabitha Ross visits a Lebanese organization making a difference.

Filed in: Conflict Disability Lebanon Syria

10 reasons not to bomb Syria

British politicians will decide this week whether to extend airstrikes against Islamic State into Syria. Vanessa Baird on why they should vote ‘no’.

Filed in: Conflict Politics Syria

Islamic State’s plan, and the West’s trap

Paul Rogers looks at lessons not learnt and the dangers of expanding the war against IS.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Syria Terrorism

Paris attacks – the Saudi connection

To tackle Islamic State’s terrorism we must stand in solidarity with its mainly Muslim victims, argues Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: France Saudi Arabia

‘I will never move until I die or we get our freedom’

Noreen Sadik tells the story of recently deceased Palestinian Hashem Azzeh, who struggled for freedom, family and home.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

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