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A good moment to make a scene

Urgent cries for racial justice must not go unheard, writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Activism Race United States

‘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

David Cohen – an advocate par excellence

Mari Marcel Thekaekara remembers a much-loved friend and mentor who died last week.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Religion United States

#ShellNo: the triumph of the Kayaktivists

We do not always win - but sometimes we prevail. Mark Engler celebrates a daring victory.

Filed in: Activism Oil United States

A Pope in Washington

Mark Engler hopes that the pontiff will use his US visit to promote a message of social justice.

Filed in: Religion United States

Don’t ‘beautify’ Nairobi just for Barack!

In the run-up to Obama’s visit, is Kenya sweeping its poverty under the carpet? Moses Wasamu reports.

Filed in: Kenya Politics United States

Rohingyas in Canada: portraits of life and struggle

Colin Boyd Shafer documents a community’s resilience in the face of adversity.

Filed in: Burma Canada Migration

Government intrusion and the loss of human rights

14 years of fighting the ‘war on terror’ has left us all less secure, says Amit Singh.

Filed in: England Human Rights Law Politics United States

What can Mad Max tell us about water scarcity?

Beulah Devaney finds an unexpected message in the Hollywood blockbuster. 

Filed in: Film United States Water

Prison store rip-offs

Brandon Astor Jones on getting a raw deal from money-driven jails.

Filed in: Human Rights Prisons United States

Why should quacks get to practise on prisoners?

Incompetent doctors should not be allowed to treat us, argues Brendon Astor Jones.

Filed in: Health Prisons United States

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