Alessio Perrone meets the activists fighting to shine light on human rights abuses during Egypt’s dark days.

Dan Smith argues strengthening international law would do far more good than ad hoc missile strikes.

A global social movement is rising. It is open, participatory and public, writes Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Social media is usurping the role of the state argues Jillian York.

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