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A large-scale dam in the Amazon is leading to dangerously high levels of mercury in indigenous communities...

The record of Zimbabwe's new President is not re-assuring for  Zimbabweans interested in human rights...

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) was founded 60 years ago.

Thousands of Canadians – indigenous and non-indigenous – took to the streets in cities across the country...

From school dropout, to welder, to sanitary towel entrepreneur: Arunachalam Muruganantham has led a unique...

On 27 December 2017, 31-year-old Vida Movahed removed her headscarf, tied it to a stick and stood atop a telecoms box on...

Portraits of three Syrian cities: Huossen Hamod’s daughter looks out from a fifth floor balcony onto their decimated neighbourhood of Ansari al-Sharki, Aleppo

For those in government-held cities, only fragments of normality remain. Sally Hayden writes.

Alfred Kelfala, part of the roving Freetown Ebola burial team, puts on a safety suit before burying a corpse, 2015.

How humanity may have triggered Ebola outbreaks. By Katie McQue.

Brazil’s former president is now serving a long jail sentence. Mariana T Noviello reports.

Opposition candidate Fabricio Alvarado from the National Restoration Party. Photo: Gustavo Fuchs

Right-wing Fabricio Alvarado may have lost, but his party’s rise remains worrying, writes Gustavo Fuchs.

It’s official: the world is becoming more dangerous. Wars are on the rise, and humanitarian crises bloom like algae in their...

The Bangladeshi state is intimidating indigenous human rights defenders. Amy Hall reports.

The Turkana are a nomadic people, mainly based near Lake Turkana in north-west Kenya. Photo: Filiberto Strazzari, CC-BY-2.0

In East Africa, traditional lifestyles are bringing nomads into conflict with states, writes Maina...

Three displaced Yemeni girls stand by the shredded remains of their tents in Abs settlement, which is regularly damaged by passing sandstorms.

Hazel Healy investigates the challenges facing 21st century disaster response.

The new Turkish humanitarians

Jamal Osman reports on the rise of the new humanitarians in Somalia.

A Rohingya refugee takes a moment’s pause, shortly after arriving in a makeshift camp at Teknaf, Bangladesh, last September. She is one of over 670,000 people to have fled over the border from Myanmar since August 2017.

Parsa Sanjana Sajid speaks to Rohingya refugees trapped on the Bangladeshi border.

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