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Human Rights

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Free the 'Hares boys'

Palestinian minors are facing 25 years imprisonment under the Israeli ‘justice’ system, writes Steven Katsineris.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Israel Military Palestine

Stepping up for Syrian refugees

Jordanian translator Maha Alasil is going to extraordinary lengths to help, reports Nigel Wilson.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Jordan Refugees Syria

Asylum denied to teenager at risk of FGM

Why is Britain threatening to send a Nigerian girl back home to face female genital mutilation? asks Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: England Human Rights Nigeria Women

Talk of Iran’s new, moderate future is premature

The regime is treading the same old path – as the recent murders at Camp Ashraf show, says Moussa Zabeti.

Filed in: Human Rights Iran Iraq Politics

Responsibility for rape is a male issue

Male bonding is normalizing sexual violence. Men must stop this, argues Matthew Vickery.

Filed in: Equality Human Rights Women

Natural resources used as weapons

As the violence in the DRC worsens, the campaign to end illegal mining is growing, writes Bandi Mbubi.

Filed in: Congo, Democratic Republic of Human Rights

Look who’s wearing the pants

To be treated as equals, are Indian women compelled to internalize roles traditionally associated with men? Rajashri Dasgupta writes.

Filed in: Human Rights India Women

The case of Ban Mae Surin: tragic accident or foul play?

Daniel Pye and Saw C Rogers investigate a suspicious fire which killed 37 Burmese refugees in Thailand.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Military Refugees Thailand

Indigenous Colombians resist toxic anti-drug spraying

Why is the Colombian Air Force poisoning food crops? Johanna Rogers reports.

Filed in: Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Land UN

There’s a lot more to do, President Aquino

Stop blowing your own trumpet, and start tackling human rights abuses, says Iris Gonzales in the Philippines.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines Politics

Refugees challenge Tunisia on human rights

Residents from the closed Choucha refugee camp are fighting for resettlement, not ‘local integration’.

Filed in: Human Rights Libya Politics Refugees Tunisia UN

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