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Why are volunteers being treating like criminals in Greece?

Natasha Tsangarides examines what’s driving a crackdown on people supporting refugees on the island of Lesvos.

Filed in: Europe Greece Migration Refugees

Swimming against the tide

A Palestinian organization is working to prevent gender-based violence in the Occupied Territories, Michaela Whitton reports.

Filed in: Men Palestine Women

‘If you want to know the truth, read the Qur’an, not The Daily Mail

Comedian Shazia Mirza is fed up at having to apologize for the actions of deranged individuals who claim to share her faith.

Filed in: Islam Religion Society Terrorism

At the Coalface

Ten more years of UK coal burning will be a lifetime on the ground, writes Liam Barrington-Bush.

Filed in: Colombia Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Brandon Astor Jones – time is running out

An execution date of 2 February has been set. Please write to the State Board of Pardons and Paroles to appeal for clemency.

Filed in: Prisons United States

The Calais evictions

French authorities began evicting refugees living in the Calais camp, Lydia Noon reports.

Filed in: France Refugees

The Jungle: Calais photo gallery

French officials have vowed to bulldoze the Calais migrant camp known as ‘The Jungle’. This gallery presents images from inside the migrant camp.

Filed in: Europe European Union France Iraq Kurdistan Lebanon Middle East Palestine Refugees Syria

The seeds of peace

Imprisoned Colombian indigenous leader Feliciano Valencia talks to New Internationalist.

Filed in: Colombia Indigenous Peoples

Stop Aviation, Stop Co2lonialism

Aviation is a continued pattern of privilege for the very few at the expense of the many, argues Plane Stupid.

Filed in: Climate Change Refugees United Kingdom

China’s influence in Nepal endangers Tibetan refugees

The country’s impact on Nepalese politics makes life for Tibetans there extremely difficult, reports Emily Korstanje.

Filed in: China Nepal Refugees Tibet

Reflections at the start of the year

One always hopes for the best, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes looking toward 2016.

Filed in: India Violence Women

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