Issue 426 of New Internationalist
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Thirty years after the Iranian Revolution, political Islam is at a crossroads. But is the Islamic Republic really Islamic? Writer and broadcaster Ziauddin Sardar explains why he thinks it most definitely is not.
Who is funding Islamic extremism? Nafeez Ahmed gives the lowdown on support for ‘our terrorists’ – and it goes beyond the usual suspects.
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ISLAM - people and politics
The facts and figures of Islam
Szperling's short, punchy novel paints a vivid pen-portrait of the savage and amoral nature of this stratum of Argentinean...
Best of the NI web
Favourites from the New Internationalist blog
Islam in power
*Hadani Ditmars* calls for a return to Islam’s spirit of democracy and pluralism.
A film that gets inside the mind and feelings of a young person deeply at odds with the world. Written and directed by *Andrea...
Local communities fight mineral exploration and eviction in the Andes
Regime thumbs its nose at the world
The largest forced relocation since 1996-98
The road to recovery
A decade after independence, Timor-Leste’s people are still struggling to get justice
Named and shamed
Countries across the globe that are flouting international law and violating refugees’ rights.
The reality of indigenous life in the Amazon. Directed and co-written by *Marco Bechis*
Time to close down the investment companies that feed off the living
*Emmanuel Jal*, celebrity rapper and ex-child soldier, talks to *Rowenna Davis* about why he is championing African education.