New Internationalist

Human Rights

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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

‘The Ethiopian people can no longer be passive’

Opposition leader Negasso Gidada talks to Edward McKenna about his hopes for his country’s nascent pro-democracy movement.

Filed in: Activism Ethiopia Human Rights Politics

Israel’s Bedouin population faces mass eviction

If the Prawer Plan is approved in parliament this month, up to 70,000 could be removed from their ancestral homes, reports Noreen Sadik.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Land Palestine

Adivasi people: proud not primitive

Mari Marcel Thekaekara supports a new Survival International campaign to change India’s opinion of tribal people.

Filed in: Human Rights India Indigenous Peoples

Festivals of resistance in the West Bank

Villages in the South Hebron Hills face eviction to make way for an Israeli military training zone. Katie Harris meets the residents fighting back.

Filed in: Housing Human Rights Israel Palestine

The other 9/11

This September marks the 40th anniversary of Chile’s coup d’état. David Ransom considers what we can learn from the lost decade that followed.

Filed in: Chile Human Rights Military Politics

Britain turns back the clock on migrant domestic workers

The government’s decision to end the overseas domestic worker visa has given bad employers opportunity to abuse, argues Paul Donovan.

Filed in: Human Rights Migration Politics United Kingdom Work

Migrant suffering on the rise in Greece

Syrian refugees find scant refuge in Europe, reports Naomi Westland.

Filed in: Greece Human Rights Migration Refugees

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