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Turning dictatorships into democracies: Lessons from Gandhi

Nurturing the authority of an approved centralized, omnipresent government can exacerbate instability through mistrust and unfitting policy, argues Tej Parikh.

Filed in: Human Rights Society

West Papuan voices from the ground

How does living under the occupation affect the lives of ordinary West Papuans? Veronica Koman spoke to five current residents of West Papua to hear their stories.

Filed in: Human Rights Society West Papua

Sacrifice Zone: BP, Freeport and the West Papuan independence struggle

Connor Woodman reveals the ties that bind transnational mining companies to the Indonesian occupation.

Filed in: Human Rights Indonesia Pollution West Papua

Could the French election overturn old sexual tropes?

Many have commented on the age gap between France’s Presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron and his older partner, but what does it mean? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: France Sexual Politics

How can Saudi Arabia be elected to a UN women’s rights commission?

It’s no joke that the country could even be considered for a position to uphold women’s rights, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia Women

Socialist Youth call for democracy in Swaziland now

Swazi youth call for international pressure on their country’s absolute monarchy to introduce multi-party elections. Peter Kenworthy reports.

Filed in: Swaziland Youth

India’s xenophobia shame

Mari Marcel Thekaekara laments the ignorance and hatred behind attacks on foreigners in her country.

Filed in: India Race

The laws won’t work.

There is no country in the world that has a proud history of men making great laws about women’s bodies, writes Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Women

When sanctuary is resistance

In the United States in the 1980s, the simple act of providing refuge became a form of civil disobedience, writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Latin America Refugees United States

Global babies: who benefits?

Surrogacy has become an international trade that needs tighter regulation, argues Miranda Davies.

Filed in: Children

A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

Filed in: Canada Refugees

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