New Internationalist

Human Rights

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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

The deadly scale of trafficking in the Sinai

In a fertile environment for kidnapping, the overwhelming majority of victims in the region are refugees from Eritrea. Katie Harris reports.

Filed in: Egypt Eritrea Human Rights Refugees

Philippines: right to family planning compromised

Following pressure from the Catholic Church, the Reproductive Health Law has been put on hold. This is a risky move, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Health Human Rights Law Philippines Women

‘Secret courts’ jeopardize justice

Simon Crowther argues that the use of ‘closed material’ as evidence is unfair to those who may have suffered grave human rights abuses.

Filed in: Human Rights Law United Kingdom

Hunger strikers: ‘We will die here’

Isabelle Merminod and Timothy Baster report on the refugees protesting for safe resettlement from a Tunisian camp.

Filed in: Human Rights Refugees Tunisia

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