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Poverty swept under the red carpet in the Philippines

The APEC Summit hosts cleared the streets for their guests, but the poor can’t be made to disappear, writes Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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With no UN to watch, Saharawis fear Moroccan regime

Local activists are expecting a brutal crackdown from the police, writes John Richards.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Human rights award for Bo Kyi

Bo Kyi of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) who featured in the Burma mag and subsequently on Radio New Internationalist has just won a Human Rights Defender Award from Human Rights Watch.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Holding our ground

LGBT activists from Africa to South America are standing firm and forming coalitions with other rights groups in the face of continued – and worsening – discrimination..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A ‘strategic silence’ on Syria – to the Philippines’ shame

Iris Gonzales on an uncomfortable absence at this month’s Human Rights Council meeting.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A hunger for justice

One brave woman has brought the world's attention back on to the plight of Western Sahara's people.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Down the dictators

Meet Reed Brody. He hunts dictators for a living. Dictators need to be hunted by full-time professionals.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Children for sale

Monday 13 June marked the International Day Against Child Labour, a day millions of the world's exploited and abused children have never even heard of. Sokari Ekine explores the global problem of child-trafficking.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Philippines must dismantle its private armies!

State-backed militaries continue to act with impunity, writes Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Is African identity a house of ideas that imprisons and silences?’*

Nigerian writer AmosTutola’s quote is certainly true for sexual minorities, still beingoppressed by decades-old colonial laws.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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