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Britain moves a step closer to combating caste

Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.

Filed in: Human Rights India Minorities Society United Kingdom

Stop persecution in Bangladesh and Pakistan

While minority rights are eroded, Pakistan enjoys impunity as a ‘strategic ally’ of the US, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Bangladesh Human Rights India Minorities Pakistan

Ethnicity: what the census doesn't tell us

Population surveys are as much about social experience as identity. Amy Hall on what’s between the tick boxes.

Filed in: Minorities Race Society United Kingdom

Israel evicts Bedouin villagers

More than 30,000 Bedouin, which the Israeli government call ‘squatters’, face eviction to make way for settlements, reports Libby Powell.

Filed in: Israel Land Minorities

Introducing the Palestinian Freedom Riders

On 15 November, six Palestinian activists challenged Israeli ‘apartheid’ policies by boarding a segregated bus…and were promptly arrested.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Israel Minorities Palestine Social Change

Into the vortex of identity

With Dinyar Godrej, whose personal journey as an immigrant reveals some of the faultlines of multiculturalism, making the case for looking beneath the smokescreen of ‘culture clash’.

Filed in: Culture Equality Migration Minorities Social Change Society

Free Binayak Sen!

The arrest of a doctor who works with poor communities in central India, on trumped-up charges of associating with ‘terrorist’ Naxalites, has sparked worldwide protest. Mari Marcel Thekaekara appeals for support.

Filed in: Human Rights India Indigenous Peoples Minorities

No sanctuary

New Internationalist campaigner Zarlasht Halaimzai finds doors closed for Afghan refugees in Iran.

Filed in: Afghanistan Iran Migration Minorities Refugees

To transform pain to power

Dalit women speak out against human rights abuses and discrimination at an international conference in The Hague, Netherlands.

Filed in: Human Rights India Minorities Nepal Netherlands Women

Forest fever

It’s 2010. Brazilian activists Marcelo Calazans and Renata Valentim imagine what the future might look like if the carbon market continues to grow.

Filed in: Activism Brazil Climate Change Corporations Forests Indigenous Peoples Minorities

A look at the sky from the bottom of the well

Poetry, prose and FACTS from Falun Dafa, Tibet and Gay China.

Filed in: China Gay Rights Minorities Tibet

  • September 1, 2004
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