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Electronics brands and factories must commit to improve labour standards

Poor working conditions and violations of labour standards are widespread in the electronics supply chain, and that must change, writes Dr Gale Raj-Reichert.

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Crimes of compassion for refugee solidarity

Human rights campaigner Rob Lawrie speaks to Lydia Noon about people smuggling, bike riding and refugees.

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The Triple Talaq

Many Indian Muslim women have had enough, challenging the men who walk the corridors of power in their mosques and madrasas, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

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We watch war destroying the environment, but we should be acting instead

The battle of Mosul proves of the catastrophic impact of war on our environment. This UN day on conflict and the environment, it’s time to act against it, writes Doug Weir.

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South Africa faces drought and rising food prices - can GMOs save it?

Monsanto’s so-called drought tolerant GM maize won’t tackle the drought and the root causes of hunger in South Africa, write Haidee Swanby and Linzi Lewis.

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Why worker-led monitoring is needed to challenge electronic sweatshops

An alternative global strategy for the protection and promotion of workers’ human rights in ICT supply chains is emerging, writes David Foust Rodríguez.

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A 'lawless law' stifles dissent in Kashmir

Police in Kashmir are taking hundreds of protesters in administrative custody using the Public Safety Act, report Majid Maqbool and Wasim Khalid.

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UK nukes: why the world is asking Britain to disarm

Britain’s long-term commitment to nuclear disarmament has been wobbly at best, but things might have to change soon, writes Kjølv Egeland.

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Students, Solidarity and Sweatshops

After its long history of standing up against injustice, the student movement is taking on the issue of modern slavery, writes Chris Jarvis.

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After Calais, France to evict Europe’s biggest anti-airport protest

A trip to the Northwest of France, where La Zad has been blocking plans to build a new airport since 2008. But things might change soon, writes Sam Lund-Harket.

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Life in the shadow of the world’s biggest mining company

Is BHP Billiton worthy of a London Stock Exchange listing? Those who have experienced the company first hand ask. Liam Barrington-Bush reports.

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