How Masih Alinejad is paying the price for confronting Iran’s leaders
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A letter from inside prison by Iranian women’s rights campaigner Mahboubeh Hossein Zadeh.
- September 14, 2007
Interview with Indian homeless campaigner Sheela Patel.
Mental illness is still taboo in India, and many women end up shunned and destitute as a result. But Vandana Gopikumar has been pioneering ways of reaching out to them.
Battered women of all nationalities in the United Arab Emirates used to have no refuge. But Sharla Musabih has been putting that right.
Being a human rights activist in Colombia can be murder, but that hasn’t stopped Hernando Hernandez Tapasco.
Semantics King Jr – keeping the flame of independent media alive in a camp for Liberian refugees.
and local environmentalists causing an international stir in Latin America.
Interview with Irene Fernandez – defender of Malaysia’s migrant workers and winner of an ‘alternative Nobel Prize’.
The newly launched Latin American TV channel, teleSur, is offering a distinctive Southern perspective on the news – and is already causing consternation in the US Congress as a result. Meet its Director General, Aram Aharonian.
Filed in: Venezuela
Three of Israel’s refuseniks – Haggai Matar, Adam Maor, Matan Kaminer – explain why they could not serve in the army.