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The Triple Talaq

Many Indian Muslim women have had enough, challenging the men who walk the corridors of power in their mosques and madrasas, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Filed in: India Women

South Africa faces drought and rising food prices - can GMOs save it?

Monsanto’s so-called drought tolerant GM maize won’t tackle the drought and the root causes of hunger in South Africa, write Haidee Swanby and Linzi Lewis.

Filed in: South Africa

Country Profile: Venezuela

Tamara Pearson profiles this South American country, from the November issue of New Internationalist magazine.

Filed in: Venezuela

Southern Exposure

Highlighting the work of artists and photographers from the Majority World.

Filed in: Côte d'Ivoire

When a house is not a home

On the matter of decent housing, the government turns a deaf ear to poorer citizens, while bending over backwards to help the wealthy. Lindsey Collen, who penned this column from 2006 to 2007, returns with a one-off letter.

Filed in: Mauritius

Disabled people lead the fight against austerity

The resistance put up against the UK government’s cuts by Disabled People Against the Cuts can teach us many lessons, writes Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Disability United Kingdom

Protectors vs pipelines

The native-led resistance at Standing Rock has emphasized environmentalism of a different complexion than is typically associated with ecological activism in the United States, writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples United States

‘We are slowly being killed by this mine’

The British-Australian mine of Cerro Matoso has been linked to birth defects, pollution, poverty and paramilitary pay-offs. Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik investigates.

Filed in: Colombia Mining Pollution

Matters of life and death

Isabelle Gerretsen talks to doctors in the Netherlands – where euthanasia is legal – about supporting patients who choose to die.

Filed in: Netherlands

A 'lawless law' stifles dissent in Kashmir

Police in Kashmir are taking hundreds of protesters in administrative custody using the Public Safety Act, report Majid Maqbool and Wasim Khalid.

Filed in: Human Rights India Kashmir

Peace in Colombia?

Another shock referendum result – this time in Colombia. Tatiana Garavito assesses the chances of ending the longest conflict in the western world.

Filed in: Colombia

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