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Bhopal - hunger strike bites

In February this year, 50 people from Bhopal, India, survivors of threedisasters – Union Carbide’s mass gassing of 1984, the subsequentnever-ending health, economic and social holocaust and Dow Chemical’slatter-day toxic pollution plume –set off on foot to India’s capitalDelhi to attempt to shame Prime Minister Singh into taking action toaddress their basic needs.…

  • Mon Jun 30 05:58:00 2008
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Telling truths

The power in truth and the justice in revenge...What's wrong with a bit of revenge? It may be a base emotion, but it has some redeeming qualities that we ignore at our peril…

  • Tue May 27 16:00:00 2008
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Ballot boxes Burma

May 10th vote may give Burma's generals permanent control...From a country that employs one soldier for every citizen - where demonstrators are tortured and where political joke-tellers end up in jail - some incredibly brave men and women step up to Radio New Internationalist's microphones today to talk about the latest developments in their country…

  • Tue Apr 29 16:00:00 2008
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Sir and Madam

*Barry Langridge* asks why India still depends on charities to rescue its children.…

  • Sun Mar 2 02:23:00 2008
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Human rights - the facts

Human rights refer not just to personal civil and political rights, but collective economic, social and cultural ones too…

  • Tue Jan 1 14:08:00 2008
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Stones in a minefield

Frustration boiling over in Western Sahara…

  • Sat Dec 1 10:17:00 2007
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Because I am a girl... How young women’s rights are being ignored

*Nikki van der Gaag* reveals how, in many countries around the world, girls are still discriminated against, abused and treated as second-class citizens – just because they are girls.…

  • Mon Oct 1 11:51:00 2007
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Siren song – conspiracy!

The resistance to the _status quo_ has not managed to escape the ravages of childish politics…

  • Mon Oct 1 10:34:00 2007
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Trafficked

*Vanessa Baird* examines the global trade in girls and young women sold into the sex industry.…

  • Sat Sep 1 11:44:00 2007
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War against women

*Femke van Zeijl* on the devastation caused by rape.…

  • Fri Jun 1 12:32:00 2007
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