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Mixed media: Books

Book reviews from our October magazine include The Underground by Hamid Ismailov; The New Threat by Jason Burke; The Wikileaks Files by Wikileaks; and America’s Dreyfus by Joan Brady.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Inside China’s prisons

It’s difficult to know for sure how many political prisoners there currently are in China, but it’s safe to say that there are thousands of them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Human traffic: exposing the brutal organ trade

What will it take to stop the trafficking of vulnerable people for their organs? asks Nancy Scheper-Hughes.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:50:52 2016
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In search of lost soldiers

Families of missing POWs are still waiting for answers after 44 years, says Jas Uppal.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:51:00 2016
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A day for Osanloo

The bus drivers of Tehran are one of the medal winners in New Internationalist's Human Rights Olympics.The medals have been awarded to inspirational groups around the worldwho are struggling for human rights in their fullest sense. In theonline magazine you can find a brief background to their extraordinary three-year struggle to set up an independent trade union.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Flame, shame and symbols

It couldn’thave been more symbolic. We all strained to see the Olympic flame, barelyvisible, ringed by a double band of Chinese security guards and British policeas it approached Downing Street.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tibet - hope at last

Suddenly, for the first time in many years, there's hope. As tension and protests mount in Tibet- and within Tibetan communities outside the country - there is a sense that atlast something is shifting, however fraught with perils that change may be. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Good on yer, mate!

Ian Chappell strikes a blow for the dispossessed.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Souring the beautiful game

Sokari Ekine feels increasingly reluctant to engage with the World Cup, given the cost to the lives of ordinary people.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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