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Eritrea: how did we get here?

A one-party political system, mass disappearances and a total ban on non-state media – Alex Jackson of Amnesty explains how the anti-colonial promise of Eritrea turned into one of the largest producers of refugees worldwide.

Latest issue: September-October 2021

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Police fire teargas canisters at protesters during the December 2019 demonstrations. Credit: Daniel Espinoza Guzmán

Despite its modern and prosperous image, Chile’s repressive institutions have remained intact since the Pinochet dictatorship. Could change be on the horizon, asks Carole Concha Bell?

Folk music royalty Peggy Seeger speaks to Louise Gray about her life, her music, and her political activism. 

Children at Dhal Char in Bhola. MAJORITY WORLD/CHANDAN ROBERT

A ‘digital’, growing Bangladesh has not translated to basic rights and freedoms for ordinary citizens, Oliur Sun finds.

As his comrades argue about trans women, a reader feels conflicted. Step forward Agony Uncle.

As opposition and protest continues against a new high-speed rail network in the UK, Denise Laura Baker meets some of those taking a stand against HS2 along the line.

A family from Afghanistan walk next to fence to cross into Pakistan at the Friendship Gate crossing point, in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border town of Chaman, Pakistan September 6, 2021. REUTERS/Abdul Khaliq Achakza

For Afghans forced to leave their country and flee to Europe there is no place called home, writes Ritu Mahendru.

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