New Internationalist

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Samsung can never see my face: story of a secret trade unionist

Samsung has a reputation for modern technology, but also a history of medieval conditions for its estimated 1.5 million workers. An anonymous worker risks all to organize.

Filed in: Central Asia East Asia Trade Unions Work

Yezidi refugees: stranded sisterhood unites to draw strength through adversity

Thousands of Yezidi women and children remain hostages of Islamic State. Maria Serrano reports.

Filed in: Afghanistan Iraq

Making Waves: Sakena Yacoobi

Veronique Mistiaen meets Afghanistan’s ‘mother of education’, who for more than two decades has been transforming lives through community-based learning.

Filed in: Afghanistan

Southern Exposure: Imal Hashimi

Smoke and ash in Afghanistan.

Filed in: Afghanistan Drugs

Afghanistan Memory Box

A victim-led exhibition of those who have suffered nearly 40 years of uninterrupted conflict, by AHRDO.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict War and Peace

‘I want my story to be heard’

Hakim Young meets Khalid Ahmad, who survived the US bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan. 

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict Human Rights United States

Where is Asia in the world?

Iris Gonzales reports on a conference seeking to create a fairer economy for a region notorious for cheap labour and exploitation by the West.

Filed in: Central Asia Philippines

Dirty games

Azerbaijan will be showing its friendly face this month as it hosts the European Games. But it’s what is going on behind the scenes that is important, argue Emma Hughes and James Marriott.

Filed in: Azerbaijan Oil Politics

Afghanistan’s women rangers

Gelareh Darabi reports on the country’s first female park rangers in a new Al Jazeera documentary.

Filed in: Afghanistan Women

Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.

Filed in: Afghanistan Politics Religion Women

‘Afghan women keep the business of life going’

As the London Conference on Afghanistan starts, Zulaikha Rafiq explains why women’s rights must be high on the agenda.

Filed in: Afghanistan

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