New Internationalist

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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

A word with Naseema Assada

Lydia Noon talks to the Saudi women’s rights activist about guardianship, Twitter hashtags, and suing the government.

Filed in: Human Rights Saudi Arabia Women

Awakening from the winter sleep – a year on from Tahir Elçi’s murder

A year ago today, human rights lawyer and founder of Amnesty International Turkey, Tahir Elçi, was gunned down, Türkan Elçi, his wife, reflects on what happened that day.

Filed in: Human Rights Turkey

Why worker-led monitoring is needed to challenge electronic sweatshops

An alternative global strategy for the protection and promotion of workers’ human rights in ICT supply chains is emerging, writes David Foust Rodríguez.

Filed in: Human Rights Technology Work

A 'lawless law' stifles dissent in Kashmir

Police in Kashmir are taking hundreds of protesters in administrative custody using the Public Safety Act, report Majid Maqbool and Wasim Khalid.

Filed in: Human Rights India Kashmir

Israel keeps Bilal Kayed in 'administrative detention'

The prisoner is the latest victim of Israel’s form of detention, which doesn’t entail charge nor trial, Noreen Sadik writes.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

Duterte’s drug war threatens Philippine democracy

On this International Day of Democracy, Iris Gonzales reports on the heavy-handed campaign of the country’s president.

Filed in: Democracy Drugs Human Rights Philippines

Photo Gallery: visualizing Philippine democracy through UN SDGs

For International Day of Democracy, Iris Gonzales offers snap shots of the country’s corruption, poverty and drug war.

Filed in: Drugs Human Rights Philippines Poverty

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country’s prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Refugees

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