New Internationalist

Human Rights

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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

Bring workers’ rights back into fashion

Angered by the avoidable tragic factory collapse at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at how we’ve regressed on employment.

Filed in: Bangladesh Corporations Human Rights India Politics Trade Unions Work

Surveillance: another battle is won – but the war goes on

Robin Tudge on why we must never let down our guard.

Filed in: Human Rights

Could Kenyatta aid Mau Mau case?

Britain says it’s too late for torture victims to seek compensation but the new Kenyan government could intervene.

Filed in: Human Rights Kenya Politics United Kingdom

Bordering on the criminal: how Israel treats unwelcome visitors

Palestinian solidarity activist Frank Barat is deported from Tel Aviv.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

Canada’s PM only has time for one colour of suicide

Stephen Harper has played into the hands of a biased media as he fails to tackle the issues faced by young First Nations people, writes Chloe Ferguson.

Filed in: Canada First Nations Reservations (Canada) Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Politics Society Youth

Britain moves a step closer to combating caste

Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.

Filed in: Human Rights India Minorities Society United Kingdom

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