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Refugees

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country’s prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

Development

Ebola - the facts

Statistics and more on the spread of the virus through West Africa.

Switched on

Technology, whether low or high, needs to be appropriate and within reach to make a difference.

Culture

The Zapatista’s CompArte art festival in images

Over a thousand artists gathered in Chiapas, Mexico for an art festival for humanity. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports, in this photo essay.

Culture of the heart: from China to the West

A great-grandfather’s autobiographical account reveals a window into the past and present, writes Peter Kenworthy.

Environment

I will never give up my land’

Roxana Olivera talks to Goldman Environment Prize winner Máxima Acuña.

Here and no further, mass action against coal

This photo and video gallery surveys just some of the civil disobedience that recently took place in Germany.

Food

In Venezuela’s difficult times the grassroots are stronger

The time has come for rural communities to play an important role in the country, reports Tamara Pearson.

Because the river told me’

Peasant farmers resisting the violence of agribusiness. By Nils McCune.

Health

Did we learn the right lessons from Ebola?

And will Sierra Leone be ready, should the virus return? Hazel Healy travelled there to find out.

Everything is on my shoulders’

Serah Tomba went from being a student to sole carer of seven orphans.

Politics

Country profile: The Bahamas

Kelsi Farrington on the truth behind the holiday-brochure images.

Malaysia’s slide from pseudo-democracy toward authoritarianism

The story is a complex web of deceit, connecting the ruling elite, royalty, investment banks and offshore tax havens. Nithin Coca reports.

Regions

The Zapatista’s CompArte art festival in images

Over a thousand artists gathered in Chiapas, Mexico for an art festival for humanity. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports, in this photo essay.

Young women caught in deadly crossfire of El Salvador’s gang warfare

There is a whole generation behind bars, writes Amy Smith.

Science

Beating the digital titans

You can take action at a practical and technological level – and a political one.

No, Mr Zuckerberg: India’s fight for freedom against Facebook

Few can resist the tech titans. Prabir Purkayastha tells the story of Indians who went into battle against Facebook, for freedom – and won.

Society

Young women caught in deadly crossfire of El Salvador’s gang warfare

There is a whole generation behind bars, writes Amy Smith.

A People’s History of Woodcraft Folk

A new book by Phineas Harper records the history, values and evolution of this unique organization. Jeremy Corbyn MP introduces the book, with excerpt by Saskia Neibig.

Spirituality

A word with Shazia Mirza

Comedian Shazia Mirza reveals her inspirations, fears and political passions.

Walking in Bethlehem this Christmas when peace is absent

Giedre Steikunaite watches the city prepare for the most important day on the Christian calendar.

War and Peace

Military fatigues and floral scarves

Rahila Gupta meets women fighters in Rojava who are leading the charge towards a radical democracy.

The language of peacekeeping

The importance of communication should not be underestimated, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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