Three of Israel’s refuseniks – Haggai Matar, Adam Maor, Matan Kaminer – explain why they could not serve in the army.
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Homophobia is still so strong in Indian society that Shaina, from the Organized Lesbian Alliance for Visibility and Action (OLAVA), does not want to give her real name.
Diego Rozengardt is part of a new generation of political activists in Argentina – they are known as Generación Cromañón, after a notorious nightclub fire.
Janet Smith visits a determined indigenous woman fighting for the rights of women and of her people in the Brazilian Amazon.
Annie Kajir – the lawyer who won’t be scared off by the robber barons of Papua New Guinea’s timber industry.
India’s brothels are full of young girls who serve as sex slaves. The Rescue Founwdation tries to liberate them.
- August 14, 2006
A life spent in pursuit of human rights: Philippine campaigner Marie Hilao-Enriquez.
Environmental trailblazer Wangari Maathai explains why she has joined the Kenyan Government.
The ultimate poor person’s publisher profiled: Eloísa Cartonera from Argentina.
Filed in: Argentina
Ogoni campaigner Owens Wiwa – brother of executed writer Ken Saro-Wiwa – explains why he is confronting the Shell corporation in a US court.
Leanne Allison and Karsten Heuer have been living with the caribou on one of the longest migrations undertaken by land mammals, across the Yukon and Alaska.