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Which is the world’s worst company?

The Public Eye Awards are back to highlight the companies with the worst record in human rights and the environment. Amy Hall explains why.

Filed in: Activism Corporations Environment Human Rights

Praying for a new dawn after Delhi rape

India is at a crossroads after a young woman’s brutal murder shook the world. Mari Marcel Thekaekara hopes for positive change.

Filed in: Human Rights India South Asia Violence Women

Civil society crackdown in Ethiopia

As Ethiopia joins the UN Human Rights Council, Laetitia Bader hopes its own rights abuses will be put under the international spotlight.

Filed in: Ethiopia Human Rights

Indigenous organizations to sue Peru over Amazon gas project

David Hill reports on the legal move to protect isolated indigenous peoples at risk of ‘extermination’ by the country’s biggest ever hydrocarbons project.

Filed in: Conservation Human Rights Peru

Foodbanks being used to plug state gap

Stephen Bailey visits an emergency food project which is providing a lifeline to those hit by austerity.

Filed in: Food Human Rights Poverty United Kingdom

Tensions over Egypt’s referendum result

Voting may be finished but political divisions continue after a low turnout writes Adam Ramsey.

Filed in: Democracy Egypt Human Rights Politics Social Change

Best of the web: 2012’s most read

Just in case you missed them…legalizing drugs, vaginal whitening, Kony and Julian Assange: 2012’s Top 10 popular New Internationalist articles.

Filed in: Culture Drugs Health Human Rights India Norway Prisons Society United Kingdom United States Women

Global solidarity for Palestinian hunger strikers

Noreen Sadik fears that time is running out for Ayman Sharawana and Samer Issawi, refusing food in Israeli prisons.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

Daring to tackle chauvinism

Despite the successes of campaigns like One Billion Rising, we can’t forget that sexism still rages, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights India Women

Why won’t Adidas pay-up in Indonesia?

The sportswear giant has lost contracts worth over $10 million because of its refusal to settle a $1.8-million debt to workers.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indonesia Trade Unions United Kingdom

What are ‘women only’ cities?

Gender inequality and human rights in Saudi Arabia

Filed in: Human Rights Women

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