New Internationalist

Middle East

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Bravery's edge

Thousands of unknown activists have risked their lives to defy extremism and violence. Daniel Adamson interviews some of them.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

Syrian conflict: the facts

Syria’s civil war has inflicted a humanitarian crisis, expansive exodus of the population and a severe death toll. New Internationalist presents the facts in this zoomable infograph.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

‘I love you, and you love 20 million people’

Yara Badr, Mazen Darwish’s wife, says she always knew she’d have to share him with the rest of Syria.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

Free Mazen Darwish

We must stand in solidarity with Syria’s human rights defenders, says Salman Rushdie.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

Is anybody out there?

ISIS’ savagery must not blind us to the bravery of civil-society activists, says Hania Mourtada.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

Tweeting from ‘paradise’, one disappearance at a time

Jameela Freitas reports on the UAE’s enforced disappearance practice, which has been heavily criticized internationally.

Filed in: Human Rights United Arab Emirates

Confiscating lives, one hectare at a time

The expansion of Israel’s ‘separation barrier’ is targeting Christian-Palestinian communities in the West Bank, reports Noreen Sadik.

Filed in: Israel Palestine

‘I refuse to be a slave to anyone’

Noreen Sadik reports on the case of Palestinian hunger striker Mohammad Allan.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

Why defeating Islamic State might mean re-reading The Lord of the Rings

Uncomfortable questions in the Muslim world have exposed an existential crisis, argues Akil N Awan.

Filed in: Islam Middle East Saudi Arabia Syria

Empowering Kurdistan

What made a Kurdish victory possible in Turkey’s recent elections – and what does the future hold? asks Naila Bozo.

Filed in: Kurdistan Politics Turkey

Solidarity, people power and 10 years of BDS

Ryvka Barnard reflects on a decade of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions.

Filed in: Israel Middle East Palestine

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