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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

Digital freedoms – The Facts

Who’s online where, who has your data and how much are they spending to get it?

Filed in: Democracy Human Rights Technology

The end for hands-on toilet cleaning in India?

Activists are hoping a 10,000-kilometre pilgrimage will help bring total eradication of ‘manual scavenging’ writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights India

PODCAST: Hazel Healy and Charlie Harvey on digital freedom

Computers are a growing part of our lives but do they give us more freedom or reduce our civil liberties?

Filed in: Development (Aid) Human Rights Internet Technology

VIDEO: Going Gangnam for Ai Weiwei

Louise Gray on the pop phenomenon that’s brought Anish Kapoor and Amnesty out dancing.

Filed in: Art China Culture Human Rights

Frankglenstrata: the birth of a mining monster?

The takeover of Xstrata by the equally monstrous Glencore is bad news for human and environmental rights, says Richard Solly

Filed in: Environment Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

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