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Unstoppable: Celebrating Pride in central Istanbul on 30 June 2019, despite the ban on the event. MURAD SEZER/REUTERS/ALAMY

Branded as terrorists by President Erdoğan’s hardline regime, LGBTQI+ people in Turkey are finding ways to express...

A woman in protective clothing kneels down and searches for explosive ordnance

In Iraq a growing number of women are now doing the dangerous work of removing landmines – previously a male preserve....

Girls sit at desks in a school classroom

For so long subject to ‘the tyranny of strangers’, Zoe Holman explores the ongoing appetite for change in...

Solidarity from the street: a march takes place in Ramallah, West Bank in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike against their administrative detention by Israel. AHMAD AL-BAZZ/ACTIVESTILLS

Palestinians continue to be brutalized in Israeli jails, despite international criticism. Kasturi Chakraborty...

Bethany Rielly speaks to the campaigners who risked jail time to drive weapons manufacturer, Elbit Systems...

Ethical and political dilemmas abound these days. Seems like we’re all in need of a New Internationalist perspective. Enter...

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Louisa Waugh speaks to activists in Israel and Palestine working together in the name of peace.

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With mounting corruption charges to his name, Israels Prime Minister is benefiting from militarized, brutal...

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While the UN calls for international aid to avert famine in Yemen, the UK slashes its contribution. Sam Perlo-...

Wafa Ali Mustafa holds up a picture of her father during a demonstration on the  International Day of the Disappeared, at Alexanderplatz, Berlin. Credit: Ahmad Kalaji

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The families of the disappeared are not giving up their search until they have answers. Jan-Peter Westad ...

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US-Palestinian comedian Maysoon Zayid talks to Subi Shah about acting, politics, race and...

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Curfews, routine raids and land-grabs. Zoe Holman on what has become of the fragmented...

10.10.2019 - Defend Rojava demo in Kreuzberg - Berlin/MontecruzFoto

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As Turkey continues its assaults on Kurdish regions, the international campaign RiseUp4Rojava issues a call...

Syrian Kurds seek refuge in Turkey, after fleeing Islamic State  ​which for months laid siege to their hometown Kobani in 2014. Gail Orenstein/Zuma/Alamy

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The Kurdish quest for freedom and independence has been long, dramatic and complicated. Here’s a potted history of the past...

Poverty is not unusual in the oil-rich semi-autonomous region.  ​This woman begs in Erbil. Ton Koene/Alamy

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Lorraine Mallinder gets inside the proto-petrostate of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Locals are still not allowed back to their neighbourhood in Sur, ravaged by the Turkish army and PKK militants in 2015, then flattened by bulldozers. Sertac Kayar/Reuters

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Five years after bombarding the historic neighbourhood of Sur, the Turkish state still wants to keep Kurdish residents out....

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