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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

Will the death of Reza Berati mark a turning point for Australia?

In the wake of the killing of an Iranian detainee, Luke Bacon explores an upsurge of opposition to the abusive detention of asylum seekers.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Migration

Prison reform promised in Togo

Gabriella Jóźwiak witnesses the Week of the Detainee ‘celebrations’, and considers the likelihood of political promises being kept.

Filed in: Human Rights Politics Prisons Togo

Why are women still carrying the burden of rape?

At least the arrival of another victim-blaming product re-opens the debate, says Lydia James.

Filed in: Human Rights Women

14 February: a day to celebrate!

No, not Valentine’s; Mari Marcel Thekaekara is much more interested in the One Billion Rising for women’s rights.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Women

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

Campsfield's troubled history

Lydia James runs through the last 20 years of Campsfield detention centre…

Filed in: Human Rights Migration Refugees

Another undignified death in detention

The revelation that an 84-year-old migrant due for deportation died while handcuffed is shocking – but it should come as no surprise, says Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Human Rights Migration

‘Every protest is crushed by the great brutality of Morocco’

Matthew Vickery explains why we must remember Western Sahara – a forgotten people fighting for their rights.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Morocco Western Sahara

Mauritania, slavery hotspot

Katie Harris explains why this desert nation has the world’s highest rates of slavery and outlines moves for change.

Filed in: Human Rights Mauritania Minorities

Why are we locking up migrants?

Detaining foreigners is costly, inhumane and on the rise. Time to turn the tide back, says Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Human Rights Migration

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