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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

Former Danish PM didn’t save the children

The new head of Save the Children will be remembered as a hard-liner on immigration, writes Peter Kenworthy.

Filed in: Children Denmark Refugees

Breaking the system designed to keep tea workers poor

Sabita Banerji reports on the challenge of securing labour rights for plantation workers in India.

Filed in: India Work

2016: Time to take the leap

Naomi Klein and her team speak to Marienna Pope-Weidemann about the significance of The Leap Manifesto.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Indigenous Peoples Sustainability

Dangerous weaponry used on refugees with no legal status in Calais

The chemical compound contained in expired weapons may no longer be approved, write Anna Feigenbaum and Vyvian Raoul.

Filed in: European Union France Migration

Why are volunteers being treating like criminals in Greece?

Natasha Tsangarides examines what’s driving a crackdown on people supporting refugees on the island of Lesvos.

Filed in: Europe Greece Migration Refugees

Swimming against the tide

A Palestinian organization is working to prevent gender-based violence in the Occupied Territories, Michaela Whitton reports.

Filed in: Men Palestine Women

‘If you want to know the truth, read the Qur’an, not The Daily Mail

Comedian Shazia Mirza is fed up at having to apologize for the actions of deranged individuals who claim to share her faith.

Filed in: Islam Religion Society Terrorism

At the Coalface

Ten more years of UK coal burning will be a lifetime on the ground, writes Liam Barrington-Bush.

Filed in: Colombia Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Brandon Astor Jones – time is running out

An execution date of 2 February has been set. Please write to the State Board of Pardons and Paroles to appeal for clemency.

Filed in: Prisons United States

The Calais evictions

French authorities began evicting refugees living in the Calais camp, Lydia Noon reports.

Filed in: France Refugees

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