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Awakening from the winter sleep – a year on from Tahir Elçi’s murder

A year ago today, human rights lawyer and founder of Amnesty International Turkey, Tahir Elçi, was gunned down, Türkan Elçi, his wife, reflects on what happened that day.

Filed in: Human Rights and Turkey

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From this month's guest editor: John Pilger

Journalist John Pilger introduces the December edition of New Internationalist magazine.

Filed in: China

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Bikini was just the beginning, bombs still threaten the islanders

John Pilger visits the Marshall Islands and its bomb survivors, still blighted by US nuclear weapons.

Filed in: Marshall Islands and United States

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The coming war on China

A major US military build-up – including nuclear weapons – is under way in Asia and the Pacific with the purpose of confronting China. John Pilger raises the alarm on an under-reported and dangerous provocation.

Filed in: China and United States

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The dubious honour of hosting the Olympic Games

If their economic benefits are so underwhelming, why do countries jump at the chance to organize the Olympics? Niko Kommenda investigates.

Filed in: Brazil

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‘I always carry Syria in my heart’

Rana Taloo, a Syrian humanitarian aid worker on the Turkish-Syrian border, tells her story.

Filed in: Turkey

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PrEPped to go?

A new HIV preventive drug has sparked debate around the globe, as Amy Hall discovers.

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Matters of life and death

Isabelle Gerretsen talks to doctors in the Netherlands – where euthanasia is legal – about supporting patients who choose to die.

Filed in: Netherlands

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The deadly business of grassroots climate activism

A recent report found that 2015 was the deadliest year on record for environmental activists, raising concerns for those who continue to fight on the frontline, writes Liam Turner.

Filed in: Web exclusives

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Blinded by 'technology'

For all the fancy packaging, many of our gadgets have nothing to do with capitalist success stories. Bob Hughes explains.

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Why a basic income could be a gift to the Right

The desirability of a basic income depends on what we are expected to give up in return, writes Nick Dowson.

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