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‘The borderless Republic’: Sheffield celebrates migration

Britain’s largest festival about refugees and sanctuary is more relevant than ever, writes Lydia Noon.

Filed in: United Kingdom

Lost in exile: The forgotten Chagos Islanders of West Sussex

A group of Indian Ocean islanders, forcibly removed from their homes 50+ years ago and deported to England, are still fighting for recognition and basic rights. By Alexi Demetriadi.

Filed in: Chagos United Kingdom

Celebrating 10 years of the Gloucestershire Services Project

The community behind the project provides a reason to be cheerful amidst the terrible news of the past few weeks, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: United Kingdom

Abused and abandoned: Struggles facing Congo’s returning girl soldiers

Sandra Olsson examines the often overlooked role of female child soldiers and the difficulties endured at war and at home.

Filed in: Children Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of

Death and re-birth of a lake: How water came back to the dry Aral Sea

The once-world’s fourth biggest lake was thought gone forever and a source of decades of environmental disaster. But something is changing.

Filed in: Kazakhstan

An interminable trial for tweeting – when will it end?

Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was arrested 365 days ago for tweets against the war in Yemen, and his 13th hearing of his endless trial is tomorrow, writes Sophie Baggott.

Filed in: Bahrain

UK general elections: the result viewed by an outsider

Indian writer Mari Marcel Thekaekara was in Britain during the elections, and writes her impression of campaigns and results.

Filed in: United Kingdom

Corbyn’s achievement sends us a rare, resounding message: hope

As May forms an unholy alliance with the DUP, there is a sense that a movement has been born, writes Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: United Kingdom

The earth just moved…

In the wake of the election results, Chris Brazier reflects on a momentous night in British politics.

Filed in: United Kingdom

UK General Election: Youth #votingforhope

Young people don’t vote, we’re told. It’s time for you to prove them wrong, writes Jim Cranshaw.

Filed in: United Kingdom Youth

UK General Election: Security means nothing without freedom

Prime Minister Theresa May doesn’t just put UK citizens at risk, but actively undermines the tools that maintain and expand our rights as citizens, writes Tom King.

Filed in: United Kingdom

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