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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

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

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