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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

Argument: Are exams bad for children?

Teachers Stephanie Schneider and Matt Christison go head-to-head.

Filed in: Children Education Human Rights

Edward Snowden is a true patriot

As a supposed bastion of democracy, the US should support those who expose the truth, writes Mari Marcel Thekeakara.

Filed in: Democracy Human Rights Politics United Kingdom United States

Why are we so afraid of chemical weapons?

War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.

Filed in: Arms Human Rights Iraq Military Nuclear Weapons Politics Syria United States War and Peace

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