New Internationalist

Human Rights

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With no UN to watch, Saharawis fear Moroccan regime

Local activists are expecting a brutal crackdown from the police, writes John Richards.

Filed in: Human Rights Morocco Politics UN Western Sahara

Universalizing environmental and human rights

Doug Weir explains why these rights are especially important during times of armed conflict.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Environment Human Rights Military Nuclear Weapons Pollution War and Peace

'Our friends': Saudi Arabia and the West

Vanessa Baird takes a look at this ‘special relationship’.

Filed in: Human Rights Middle East Saudi Arabia Yemen

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

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