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Worldbeaters: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s president is one of the political class’s more humourless and intolerant specimens.

Filed in: Politics Turkey

Saudi activists – who are they and what do they want?

Madawi Al-Rasheed examines the prospects and limits of activism in the absolute monarchy.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia

Making waves: Kholoud Waleed

Dario Sabaghi talks to Kholoud Waleed about her battle for freedom of speech in Syria.

Filed in: Media Syria

Five years after Bahrain’s revolution, five new ways to protest

Human rights defenders in the country continue to shine a light on the regime’s abuses, writes Erin Kilbride.

Filed in: Bahrain Human Rights

Palestinian hunger striker ‘on the verge of death’

It is now martyrdom or freedom for Mohammed Al-Qeeq, reports Giedre Steikunaite.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Israel Palestine

Who is George Galloway really? Perhaps London's next Mayor?

The controversial British politician speaks with Comedian Omar Hamdi for this revealing interview.

Filed in: Middle East United Kingdom

Swimming against the tide

A Palestinian organization is working to prevent gender-based violence in the Occupied Territories, Michaela Whitton reports.

Filed in: Men Palestine Women

The Jungle: Calais photo gallery

French officials have vowed to bulldoze the Calais migrant camp known as ‘The Jungle’. This gallery presents images from inside the migrant camp.

Filed in: Europe European Union France Iraq Kurdistan Lebanon Middle East Palestine Refugees Syria

The face behind the PKK story

Every journalist who’s visited the PKK’s mountain stronghold in recent years knows Zagros Hiwa, reports Karlos Zurutuza.

Filed in: Culture Iran Iraq Kurdistan Language Turkey

Humanity adrift

In a special report for this month’s Big Story, NI editor Hazel Healy travels to Lesvos to look for answers to Europe’s refugee crisis.

Filed in: European Union Greece Refugees Syria

‘How can you say no?’

Reem Haddad reports on how Christian Palestinians in Lebanon have welcomed Muslim refugees from Syria.

Filed in: Lebanon

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