New Internationalist

The Majority World Blog

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Africa’s hub of corruption

Henry Owino reports on a sorry state of affairs in Kenya.

Cesar and Celia Veloso

Duped into being a drug mule

Iris Gonzales on how Mary Jane Veloso’s dreams of a new job turned into a death sentence.

Kashmir view

Dilemma of justice under Indian rule in Kashmir

Uzma Falak reports on a problem of powerlessness and the struggle against it.

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Fighting for India’s health

An anti-tobacco campaign has had some encouraging results, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Damaged house, Nepal

When life comes crashing down

The Nepal earthquake has devastated an already-poor nation. What next? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.  

Rula Ghani

Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.

Woman in Sri Lanka

Hounded and harassed – but Sharmila Seyyid isn’t giving up

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is full of admiration for the brave Sri Lankan writer.

Homes in Srinagar

Kashmir to acquire ‘Israel-style settlements’

Rather than Pandit ‘ghettos’, what we need is proper integration, argues Uzma Falak.

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As real as it can get

The Everyday Philippines Instagram project reveals life in all its diversity, writes Iris Gonzales.

Sparrow in India

Why we should weep for the sparrow

The once-common bird is suffering in modern-day India, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara. But efforts to save them are underway.

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‘India’s Daughter’ film reignites public anger

An unrepentant rapist’s words horrify Mari Marcel Thekaekara and her compatriots.

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