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Issue 432 of New Internationalist

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May 2010

May 2010


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The Vegetarian Myth

Lierre Keith has written a passionately argued, highly personal, and deeply informative book about the destructive and...
São Tomé e Príncipe

São Tomé e Príncipe

A profile of the West African island republic

The soaring call

*Maria Golia* recalls a transcendent moment amid the clamour of Cairo.
Logging off?

Logging off?

The fight is on to end illegal logging in the uniquely biodiverse ancient forests of Madagascar
Gone to bidder 70

Gone to bidder 70

Activist who scuppered oil and gas carve-up faces jail

War of the whales

Sea captain taken prisoner while attempting to stop Japanese whalers

The great urban juggernaut

India’s first ‘private city’ will do nothing to help the poor

Sebastián Piñera

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera under the spotlight.

Durga Sob: Nepal’s trailblazing Dalit feminist

*Durga Sob*, founder of the Feminist Dalit Organization, is fighting discrimination in Nepal.

Iemanja's day festival photographed

*Diego Martinez*’s camera captures the beauty and intensity of a Brazilian festival.
Empire of the senses

Empire of the senses

In an Egypt where sexual feelings are kept buttoned up by religiosity, *Yahia Lababidi* observes an all-pervading sensuality that...

Murderers, you are welcome!

*Jean Baptiste Kayigamba*, who lost most of his family in the Rwandan genocide, wonders why Britain and France are harbouring the...

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