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Universalizing environmental and human rights

Doug Weir explains why these rights are especially important during times of armed conflict.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A heart-warming response to the refugee crisis

Mari Marcel Thekaekara finds a ray of sunshine in an email from a friend.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Keep talking about (and dancing for) Burma

In May, Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal to ‘use your liberty to promote ours’ will be at the heart of Brighton Festival (UK) as she becomes Guest Director from afar. But how else can we use our freedom to support those denied it in Burma?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A cheese sandwich

Nigeria is a source country for trafficking women and children to other African countries and Europe, but the authorities behave as if that was a cheese sandwich..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights

It is no longer acceptable to live in a world where young girls are taken out of school and forced into early marriage, where women’s employment opportunities are limited, and where the threat of gender-based violence is a daily reality — at home, in the street, at school and at work. -Michele Bachelet, Head of UN Women.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Spy Who Came to Dinner

ChrisBrazier is staggered to find he knows the new head of MI6.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why leveraged soya beans are weird and wrong

Hazel Healy considers moves to get food out of financiers' portfolios, as regulators and governments decide on rules to limit food speculation.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Make way for disability rights

Sierra Leone just ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. So what does that mean?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Seven billion - the no-nonsense guide to population growth

The world's population is about to hit seven billion - should we panic?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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India hangs Kashmir man on 'circumstantial evidence'

Uzma Falak reports on the death of Muhammad Afzal Guru, hanged ‘to satisfy the collective conscience of society’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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