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A long road to reconciliation

Seven years after the end of the civil war, Jo Eckersley and Ashwin Hemmathagama assess Sri Lanka’s progress.

Filed in: Sri Lanka

Taking matters into their own hands

Labour rights in post-socialist countries such as Russia, China and Vietnam are being fought for from outside, not within, official trade unions. Tim Pringle reports.

Filed in: China Russia Trade Unions Vietnam 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

Beirut, my city

Green shoots of hope spring up among the rubble of discontent, writes Reem Haddad.

Filed in: Lebanon

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

Welcoming the digital residents

Estonia has found an innovative way to boost its population and its economy, discovers Haley Joelle Ott.

Filed in: Estonia

Worldbeaters: Avigdor Lieberman

Israel’s defence minister is a political chameleon and lightning rod for controversy, among other things.

Filed in: Israel Palestine

Philippines’ war on drugs is ‘steamrolling the rule of law’

Human rights organizations have called for global intervention into the crisis, Iris C. Gonzales reports.

Filed in: Drugs Philippines

Olympian woman brings back much more than bronze

Sakshi Malik’s medal is a victory against the feudal mindset, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Swazi media workers protest conditions at king’s newspaper

Higher pay, union membership, nepotism, and more, are at the center of the struggle, reports Peter Kenworthy.

Filed in: Swaziland Work

‘More understanding, more awareness, more dignity!’

Clelia Goodchild talks to members of the first union in Europe for illegal street vendors about what they want.

Filed in: Migration Senegal Spain Trade Unions Work

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