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Fidel Castro - the verdict

Sincethe darkest night of the 'missile crisis' in 1962 - when I doubted I'dlive to see the next dawn - Cuba has lodged somewhere at the back of mymind, as often as not taking the faintly roguish form of Fidel Castro.…

  • 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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Shell’s environmental guilt confirmed

Two new reports underline what activists have been saying for years: oil companies are complicit in human rights abuses and environmental devastation in the Niger Delta.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: hunted down

The first anniversary of the popular protests against fuel pricerises in Burma has come around. And the security forces are stepping uptheir game, rounding up pro-democracy activists.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Zimbabwe: the curse of fabrication and exaggeration

Massaging the truth for a good story doesn’t help reshape reality, argues Mgcini Nyoni.…

  • 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
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Ashamed and bitter

In the aftermath of protesting students' deaths, Nikolaj Nielsen reflects on the world's abandonment of Western Sahara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Amazon knock back is sign of strength!

New Internationalist's co-editor Vanessa Baird is reassured by the Asháninka community's refusal to talk to journalists in Peru, where she is investigating indigenous resistance to mega-projects.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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NI contributor's freedom of speech under threat

NI co-editor Dinyar Godrej, alterted us to the situation regarding political psychologist and NI contributor,Professor Ashis Nandy. Nandy is at the centre of a firestorm over anarticle he wrote after last year's elections in the Indian state ofGujarat which resulted in the re-election of one of India's mostincendiary politicians – Narendra Modi of the HindunationalistBharatiya Janata Party. In his article published in the Times of India,Nandy bemoans the current state of affairs in this…

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

The No-Nonsense Guide to Human Rights

'Given the 1 billion hungry people in the world today and the need to increase global food production by 50% by 2050 under increasingly challenging conditions, you don’t have to be a greenie to lose sleep over climate change.'.…

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

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