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Defending Korea’s peace island

South Korean villagers are campaigning to keep a military base off the pristine Jeju island, reports Chloe Simons.

Filed in: Korea, South, Peace and Trade Unions

Torture recompense comes to Kenyans

Maina Waruru celebrates payouts for persecuted activists on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

Filed in: Human Rights and Kenya

Feminists target Nike ahead of the Olympics

Nick Harvey reports on a campaign to expose sportswear firms who exploit women workers while boasting Olympic values.

Filed in: Activism, Ethical Consumerism, Feminism, Reproductive Rights and Women

Eurovision re-opens old wounds in the Caucasus

Azerbaijan’s hosting of the event on 26 May has caused tensions in the region as Armenia pulls out.

Filed in: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Conflict and Music

Eritrea's wretched independence

The country’s 30-year war with Ethiopia has been followed by 21 years of repression, says Saleh ‘Gadi’ Johar.

Filed in: Conflict, Democracy and Eritrea

Putting the 'I' in ecocide

22 April is Earth Day. Should punishment be made to those personally responsible for destroying our planet?

Filed in: Land, Oil, Power and Wealth

Kimberley Process 'whitewashes' blood diamonds

Aoife Allen describes how The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme is not doing enough to clean up the gems trade.

Filed in: Africa, Human Rights, Mining, Wealth and Zimbabwe

Blue bras and mettle: Egypt's women stand their ground

Libby Powell reflects on last year’s International Womens Day when women took to the streets of Egypt to fight for their rights.

Filed in: Egypt, Feminism, Human Rights and Women

Brute forces: a year of rough injustice

On the International Day Against Police Brutality, Nick Harvey looks back on a busy year for out-of-control officers.

Filed in: Activism, Crime, Law and Violence

Has the ANC ushered in neo-apartheid?

As the African National Congress turns 100, Brett Scott criticises its failure to share South Africa’s prosperity with the poor.

Filed in: Equality, Race and South Africa

Israel evicts Bedouin villagers

More than 30,000 Bedouin, which the Israeli government call ‘squatters’, face eviction to make way for settlements, reports Libby Powell.

Filed in: Israel, Land and Minorities

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