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Soudeh Alikhani writes on the 10th anniversary of the women’s rights activist Zeinab Jalalian’s arrest – on...

MeToo backlash

Dear #MeToo backlash, we feminists have heard it all before… Kate Smurthwaite writes

Protesters for workers' rights at the Mobile World Congress taking place in Barcelona.

Supply chain monitoring not consumer choices will protect rights argues Annie Pickering.

Don’t cut Oxfam’s support – we need it to root out abuse, says Colombian feminist Gloria Sanchez.

Human rights activist Adolfo Pérez Esquivel highlights the failure of democracy in Argentina, Brazil and across the region...

Antonythasan Jesuthasan

Cindy Sasha interviews former Tamil Tiger-turned-actor, Antonythasan Jesuthasan.

Organized labour is under attack in Indonesia

Unions face backlash after years of minimum wage increases. Fahmi Panimbang writes.

Free Yanto: Activist Yanto Awerkion awaiting trial

Time is running out for West Papuan activist Yanto Awerkion.

Former president Lula on his Caravan of Hope tour around Brazil, ahead of this year’s elections.

‘Impossible’ for Lula to get fair trial, say lawyers. Vanessa Baird reports.

Bolivian prisons

Amy Booth visits a Bolivian prison and meets those let down by patchy law enforcement.

Shrinking political space: the current clampdown on popular rights mirrors a profound malaise with our system of top-down political representation.

Across the world political space is shrinking. Richard Swift explains how and why.

Environmentalists killings: Indigenous and other activists gather in front of the Honduran embassy in London in response to the murder of anti-dam campaigner Berta Cáceres in 2016.

How environment defenders are being stopped in the Global South. Leny Olivera and Sian Cowman...


Despite the atrocious human rights situation in the country, the West finds much to celebrate about Bahrain. Zoe...

The British hacker will be at great risk if he loses his case, writes Ella Matthews.

Nubian resistance: A Nubian man on a camel.

This article is more than one year old.

In the wake of the tragic loss, Mohammed Elnaiem looks back at years of resistance.

The Gaza electricity crisis: installing solar panels in the Gaza strip.

This article is more than one year old.

Respite for Gazans could not come too soon. Noreen Sadik reports on the ongoing power crisis...


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