New Internationalist

Human Rights

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The secret war on Asia’s workers

When everything is a commodity, labour rights count little, says Josiah Mortimer.

Filed in: Human Rights South Asia Work

Colombia’s smiley face hides torture and repression

Those who trade with Colombia should look at the plight of its political prisoners, writes Hannah Matthews.

Filed in: Colombia Human Rights Prisons Trade

Unequal in worth, unequal in death

Samah Jabr considers the inconsistency of the preaching by Israel and its supporters regarding the value of human life.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Violence

Sign language is our rightful mother tongue

Jill Jones explains why signing is particularly vulnerable to dying out – and why this basic human right must be protected.

Filed in: Disability Human Rights Language Language Minorities

‘Either I go home – or I go in a plastic bag’

Repressive tactics by the Israeli Prison Service are increasing as Palestinian political prisoners mark day 45 of their hunger strike.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

Sudan’s commitment to freedom is a joke

Human rights abuses, such as the case of Meriam Ibrahim, keep piling up, says Nahla Mahmoud.

Filed in: Human Rights Law Religion Sudan

Life after the Lord’s Resistance Army

Survivors of the Ugandan rebel group’s reign of terror are speaking out so that their experiences will not be forgotten.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Uganda Violence

And finally: Uri Fruchtmann

The filmmaker and director tells Jo Lateu why he supports activists who expose wrongdoing through video.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Technology

Brahim Dahane: ‘It is better to die than to live afraid’

Lydia James talks to the Saharawi human rights defender about uprisings, refugees and the UN mandate.

Filed in: Human Rights Morocco Western Sahara

A deadly week for Palestinians

Noreen Sadik reports on the growing use of force by the Israeli military against people living under occupation. 

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

Will the death of Reza Berati mark a turning point for Australia?

In the wake of the killing of an Iranian detainee, Luke Bacon explores an upsurge of opposition to the abusive detention of asylum seekers.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Migration

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