New Internationalist

Human Rights

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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

Stop persecution in Bangladesh and Pakistan

While minority rights are eroded, Pakistan enjoys impunity as a ‘strategic ally’ of the US, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Bangladesh Human Rights India Minorities Pakistan

New Internationalist cartoonist detained

Palestinian Mohammad Saba’aneh is being held without charge by the Israel Defense Forces.

Filed in: Art Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

Where are they now? Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani

The Iranian women’s rights activist on what she has been doing since she was featured in our March 2007 issue.

Filed in: Human Rights Iran Women

India hangs Kashmir man on 'circumstantial evidence'

Uzma Falak reports on the death of Muhammad Afzal Guru, hanged ‘to satisfy the collective conscience of society’.

Filed in: Human Rights India Kashmir Politics

Philippines government must do better

A new report states that human rights abuses are not being dealt with sufficiently. Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines

Idle No More and Britain’s colonial present

Chloe Ferguson reports from an East London ‘teach-in’ on the relationship between the Canadian government, First Nation rights and the Crown.

Filed in: Activism Canada Colonialism First Nations Reservations (Canada) Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Politics United Kingdom

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