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Another undignified death in detention

The revelation that an 84-year-old migrant due for deportation died while handcuffed is shocking – but it should come as no surprise, says Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Human Rights Migration

‘Just forget about Syria. Forget about going back’

Refugees trying to settle in an unfamiliar country often feel guilt at having escaped the war. Olivia Crellin meets some of them in New York.

Filed in: Conflict Refugees Syria United States

‘Every protest is crushed by the great brutality of Morocco’

Matthew Vickery explains why we must remember Western Sahara – a forgotten people fighting for their rights.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Morocco Western Sahara

Shut up, stay put – and have nice babies

Spain’s new abortion law is just one more example of the government’s patriarchal, patronizing and hypocritical attitude, says Marian Womack.

Filed in: Politics Spain Women

Sex, lies and complicity in India

Rita Banerji on girl-hating sex selection, rape and the chances of a ‘true feminist revolution for India’.

Filed in: Children India Society Women

‘We are not immigrants, we are EU citizens’

Ylenia Gostoli gathers opinion from Romanians in London following media hysteria of an impending migrant invasion.

Filed in: England Europe Migration Romania

School places scramble shows snobbery at its worst

Steve Parry decries an application process more cut-throat than a Dads’ egg-and-spoon race on sports day.

Filed in: Children Education England Sweden

The great Monsanto food prize fiasco

Yes, Monsanto actually won the ‘World Food Prize’. Mark Engler picks over the scandal that ensued.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations United States

Meet the firms cashing in on imprisoning foreigners

Outsourcing detention to private companies is a recipe for a disaster, says Antony Loewenstein.

Filed in: Australia Migration United States

Mauritania, slavery hotspot

Katie Harris explains why this desert nation has the world’s highest rates of slavery and outlines moves for change.

Filed in: Human Rights Mauritania Minorities

Does making immigration detention more humane make it more widespread?

Academic Michael Flynn and advocate Michelle Brané go head to head.

Filed in: Activism Migration

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