Letter from Cochabamba

Working children have more pressing concerns than the law, discovers Amy Booth.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017
In a world where transnationals have more clout than many countries, the David and Goliath story has been turned on its head and power rests with companies.

Big Davids, small Goliaths

How new trade deals – and Investor-State Dispute Settlements in particular – are giving more power to companies to sue countries for lost profits.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Turning the screw in Cambodia

Turning the screw in Cambodia

A new law will silence protesters and critics, says Clothilde Le Coz.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
A Bosnian woman weeps over the remains of family members recovered from a mass grave, victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Moment of truth for Balkan war crimes tribunal

Radovan Karadzic will receive his sentence in December - but the International Criminal Tribunal is also under scrutiny, writes Nathalie Olah.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
Sex workers take to the streets in Paris, July 2015.

Amnesty's sex scandal

Support for the decriminalization of sex workers causes uproar. Cristiana Moisescu reports.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Beating the blacklisters

Phil Chamberlain reveals the secret war between big business and union activists.

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NI 481 - Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? - April, 2015
Prison for police

Prison for police

A landmark case in Tunisia sees police rapists jailed.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
Women protected

Women protected

A new law in Egypt is a positive step for women, but not the end of the struggle, says Chalaine Chang.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
Photo: Julio Etchart

‘Not one step backwards!’

Argentina has come a long way in dealing with its past. But what of the present? Vanessa Baird takes a look at the state of human rights.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
BISHAKHA DATTA is a writer and filmmaker based in India. Her most recent book is 9 Degrees of Justice, a collection of essays on struggles against violence on women in India. Her most recent documentaries include In The Flesh: Three Lives In Prostitution.
Bishakha is the executive director of Point of View, a Mumbai non-profit that promotes women’s viewpoints through media, art and culture.

Argument: Should prostitution be legalized?

Human rights lawyer Dianne Post and writer and filmmaker Bishakha Datta go head-to-head.

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NI 461 - Demolition job - April, 2013
An Occupy Wall Street demonstrator
is arrested by New York City police.

Brute forces: a year of rough injustice

On the International Day Against Police Brutality, Nick Harvey looks back on a busy year for out-of-control officers.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012

Greening the law

The streets have traditionally been the home of environmental activism. But could campaigners be just as at home in the courtroom? Olly Zanetti considers the evidence.

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NI 426 - Islam in power - October, 2009

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
African village January, 2017
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Demolition job April, 2013
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Islam in power October, 2009
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