New Internationalist

Human Rights

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Why are Kenyan boys resorting to sex work?

Sidi Sarro reports from coastal resort Mombasa where society turns a blind eye to widespread child prostitution.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Kenya Prostitution

Kenya: confusion follows Mau Mau compensation deal

Maina Waruru fears a ‘scrabble for cash’ as more law firms and ex-fighters threaten legal action.

Filed in: Human Rights Kenya Politics United Kingdom

Britain’s shame: evicted islanders lose in court

The latest legal decision against the Chagossians, kicked off their homeland to make way for a US base, continues a regretful history, says Nick Harvey.

Filed in: Chagos Conservation Environment Human Rights Mauritius Politics United Kingdom United States

Bosnia: small victories in a place on the edge

Nick Micinski warns of an unstable future as communities try and build inter-ethnic relationships in the face of poverty and tension.

Filed in: Activism Bosnia-Herzegovina Children Human Rights Society War and Peace

Trans revolutionary

Activist Lohana Berkins explains how Argentina is pioneering transgender rights.

Filed in: Argentina Human Rights

Argentina’s challenge

Stormy times ahead in the world’s eighth largest country. Are there lessons to be learned? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Activism Argentina Co-operatives Human Rights Politics

Sold to the sea: trafficking in the Thai fishing industry

Migrants who escape violent, unpaid work can face a corrupt legal system. Andy Hickman meets a group from Burma.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Thailand

Colombia: another death threat as mother fights for justice

Alfamir Castillo’s son and a friend were murdered by the army. As two generals face trial, there are fears for her safety, writes Patrick Kane.

Filed in: Colombia Human Rights

Does multiculturalism have a future in Britain?

Inspired by the rightward lurch of British politics, The Prisma newspaper set up a debate to try to answer this question. Amy Hall reports.

Filed in: Activism Equality Human Rights Minorities Society United Kingdom

The Philippines: little reason to celebrate press freedom

While rankings have improved, Iris Gonzales describes a culture of impunity which fails to get justice for murdered media workers.

Filed in: Human Rights Media Philippines Politics Violence

Why I won’t be boycotting Primark

After the factory deaths in Bangladesh, Ilana Winterstein says consumer pressure is what’s needed to make brands listen to workers.

Filed in: Bangladesh Ethical Consumerism Human Rights Trade Unions Work

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