New Internationalist

Human Rights

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Sex workers’ rights must be upheld

Advocates for sex workers are winning in Kenya’s law courts, reports Radar citizen journalist Musa Haron.

Filed in: Human Rights Kenya Sexual Politics

Thailand’s youth asked to cyber-spy for the state

Not satisfied with its crackdown on internet freedom, the junta has new plans to increase its control, reveals David Nathan.

Filed in: Human Rights Internet Politics Thailand

Carry On Jihading?

British plans to take passports away from those ‘suspected’ of terrorism are wrong on so many counts, says Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: England Human Rights Politics Terrorism

Detained forever, without knowing why

Australia should start paying back its human rights debt, says Olivia Ball.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Refugees

Fishing for justice in Brazil

Lydia James talks to Brazilian fisher and human rights defender Alexandre Anderson de Souza.

Filed in: Brazil Corporations Human Rights

'The British government is promoting its own interests in Burma’

Zoya Phan talks to Jack Gilbert on the Burma-Britain relationship.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights

Cambodia brings Khmer Rouge leaders to justice

Simon Crowther reports on the outcome of the trials.

Filed in: Cambodia Human Rights

The secret war on Asia’s workers

When everything is a commodity, labour rights count little, says Josiah Mortimer.

Filed in: Human Rights South Asia Work

Colombia’s smiley face hides torture and repression

Those who trade with Colombia should look at the plight of its political prisoners, writes Hannah Matthews.

Filed in: Colombia Human Rights Prisons Trade

Unequal in worth, unequal in death

Samah Jabr considers the inconsistency of the preaching by Israel and its supporters regarding the value of human life.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Violence

Sign language is our rightful mother tongue

Jill Jones explains why signing is particularly vulnerable to dying out – and why this basic human right must be protected.

Filed in: Disability Human Rights Language Language Minorities

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