New Internationalist

The Majority World Blog

Maggi noodles

Why The Maggi Affair has angered and enthralled India

Nestlé’s noodles are under scrutiny. About time, thinks Mari Marcel Thekaekara

Hamid

Blinded in ‘paradise’

With India touting Kashmir as a dream tourist destination, Uzma Falak reports on the reality – and the ongoing police brutality.

barbed wire and flower

Colombia’s peace process: shaken, not dead

With so much at stake, the government and the FARC will continue negotiations despite the end of the ceasefire, believes Leonardo Goi.

Citizen Weekly front page

Gay rights group secures legal victory in Kenya

But the court’s decision has angered opponents to LGBT rights, as Moses Wasamu reports.

Anti-corruption suggestion box

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.

Cigarette

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.

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