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Former Kamlari slave girls pave the way for change in Nepal

By speaking out about their experiences, survivors have helped change society, reports Kevin Childs.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Nepal Slavery Work

Sri Lanka’s key institutions corroded and corrupted by conflict

UN rights chief asks the country to address needs of victims ‘on all sides’. Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports.

Filed in: Human Rights Sri Lanka

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

Freedom and football

In a letter to a friend, Antoine Cassar relives a visit to a detention centre in Luxembourg.

Filed in: Human Rights Luxemburg Migration

Keystrokes in the West may mean a death sentence in Saudi Arabia

Chris Spannos on the dangers of going online in the land of Al Saud.

Filed in: Human Rights Saudi Arabia Technology

For their eyes only

Michaela Whitton considers unlawful surveillance and the crushing of dissent.

Filed in: Bahrain England Human Rights Technology

When governments jail people for reading

Angola’s political and human rights activists are on trial, as Marc Herzog reports.

Filed in: Activism Angola Human Rights Law

‘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

How to defend the United Nations?

After weathering decades of diplomatic storms, many wonder if the international organization can still be reformed, writes Maggie Black.

Filed in: Human Rights UN

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