New Internationalist

Human Rights

Page 8 of 10

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

Dying for a home in Bangalore

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the plight of a community made homeless by a slum clearance: the latest casualties in the battle for property.

Filed in: Housing Human Rights India Poverty

Peruvian protesters face increased police brutality

Stephanie Boyd says new laws are a reminder that, in mining zones, foreign corporations get more protection than ordinary civilians.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru

London tar sands protest backs Idle No More

A First Nations activist will join the UK Tar Sands Network as they hand over a petition to the Canadian government.

Filed in: Activism Canada Environment First Nations Reservations (Canada) Human Rights Oil Pollution United Kingdom

‘Grow Heathrow’ could change housing law

A win for the community garden could see private landlords held to account under the European Convention of Human Rights. Michael Pooler reports.

Filed in: Environment Housing Human Rights Law United Kingdom

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