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Issue 424 of New Internationalist

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July-August 2009

July/August 2009


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Murder In The Name Of Honour

A grim but compelling reading – a fitting testament to all the women killed who had sex outside marriage.

Tribute to Tajudeen

A slow earthquake

The Arctic is changing dramatically. *Jess Worth* finds out what it means for the people who live there.
Some democracy...

Some democracy...

‘How lucky we are to have the extreme Right standing guard over our democracy,’ writes Israeli journalist and commenta

Within My Walls

An odd title, given the political geography of Israel/Palestine, this album projects a vision of multicultural music that seems...
Disaster – the official tour

Disaster – the official tour

Cashing in on huge public interest in one of the deadliest earthquakes of recent history, China has officially endorse
The Arctic: a history

The Arctic: a history

A mythical place – land of the frozen ocean, the aurora borealis and the midnight sun.
Climate radio

Climate radio

*Jess Worth* talks about the NI magazine on the Arctic with Climate Radio.

House of Hunger

An album that is very much the sound of a modern-day freedom fighter.

Still in the fields

Don't buy Uzbek cotton

Burma VJ – reporting from a closed country

This is the story of ‘Joshua’, an underground video journalist. By *Anders Ostergaard*

Turning Japanese

*Maria Golia* recalls a moment of cultural confusion.

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