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What is digital humanitarianism and what did it do for Ecuador?

Kimberley Brown looks at how technology could help the South American country’s earthquake victims.

Filed in: Ecuador


Thousands hold vigil in London for victims of Orlando massacre

A gunman killed at least 49 people and wounded 53 others at Florida nightclub on Sunday.

Filed in: Gay Rights, Sexual Politics and Society


From Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, always a fighter

Mari Marcel Thekaekara remembers the great boxer and pays homage to his audacious courage.

Filed in: Society and United States


Should Suu Kyi lead Burma?

Seldom do political leaders resign after their ‘struggle’ has been achieved. David Hutt explores whether this should be the case in Burma.

Filed in: Burma

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The London students who refuse to pay rent

Students have joined a rent strike to protest against prices they say are out of reach for poorer students. Amy Hall reports.

Filed in: Education

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Here and no further, mass action against coal

This photo and video gallery surveys just some of the civil disobedience that recently took place in Germany.

Filed in: Germany and Pollution

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The Mekong River is not for sale!

The landscape, and the local peoples’ livelihood, have irrevocably changed, Gary Wockner reports in this photo essay.

Filed in: China, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam

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Mongolia’s dzud disaster

Plunging temperatures test the survival skills of the country’s nomadic herders, as this photo essay by Madoka Ikegami shows.

Filed in: Mongolia


One woman’s victory against a mining giant in Peru

Máxima Acuña has just won the Goldman Prize for her resistance against a gold mine – but why are women’s bodies on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism? asks Sian Cowman.

Filed in: Environment, Mining, Pollution and Women

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Peruvian elections: for the Right or the Right?

Despite the election upset, the opposition will not be silenced, writes Stephanie Boyd.

Filed in: Activism, Peru and Politics

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Run, Palestine, run

A record number of participants claimed their right to freedom of movement at this year’s marathon. Giedre Steikunaite reports.

Filed in: Human Rights, Palestine and Sport

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