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Kashmir's pashmina woes

Machine manufacturing of Pashmina scarves has saturated the market, leaving artisans without hope of a secure future, writes Nathalie Olah.

Filed in: Kashmir

Morning star rising

After 54 years of struggle under Indonesian rule, is freedom finally in sight for West Papua? Danny Chivers investigates.

Filed in: Indonesia West Papua

Could the French election overturn old sexual tropes?

Many have commented on the age gap between France’s Presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron and his older partner, but what does it mean? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: France Sexual Politics

Pressed into silence: West Papua, Indonesia & World Press Freedom Day

The Indonesian government is notorious for restricting journalism within the occupied territory of West Papua – something that West Papuan journalist Victor Mambor and Cyril Payen of France24 have both experienced.

Filed in: Indonesia West Papua

Can Brazilians resist the coup?

Corruption scandals, impeachment, power grabs, protest and a general strike this week. Mariana T Noviello explains the crisis engulfing her country – and what needs to happen.

Filed in: Brazil

Punk-anthem ‘God Save the Queen’ turns 40

The Sex Pistols’ song helped reconnect rock music with culture, participation and rebellion around the world, writes Peter Kenworthy.

Filed in: Music United Kingdom

How can Saudi Arabia be elected to a UN women’s rights commission?

It’s no joke that the country could even be considered for a position to uphold women’s rights, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia Women

Is Arkansas’s execution parade justice or expedience?

Although it has been put on hold, Arkansas’ planned series of executions has raised again the issue of capital punishment, writes Robert Walsh.

Filed in: United States

Why can’t I vote?

Peter Kenworthy, British Citizen based in Denmark, tried to register to vote for the next UK general elections, and discovered he can’t.

Filed in: United Kingdom

Drought leaves 2.4 million Kenyans desperately short of food

In most areas, pasture, water and food supplies are totally depleted, writes Nick Guttmann.

Filed in: Kenya

Inside Unilever's sustainability myth

Company slogans and mantras claim it is getting closer to pair profit with sustainability, but facts and figures tell a very different story. Investigation by investigative journalism platform Investico.

Filed in: Indonesia Netherlands United Kingdom

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