Daniel Mburu Muhuni (left) and Sven Kacirek (right) against a backdrop of how global trade policies affect African farmers.

Mixed Media: Music

Economic Partnership Agreement by Sven Kacirek and Daniel Mburu Muhuni; Syrian Dreams by Maya Youssef.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017

Making Waves: Catherine Shovlin

Thanks to the efforts of Catherine Shovlin, a Syrian refugee camp is building a community spirit. Florence Derrick meets her.

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NI 502 - West Papua - Freedom in sight? - May, 2017

Everybody's target

He is repeatedly attacked by both sides in the Syrian conflict, but Abdullah Al Khateeb sees no reason to quit. By Erin Kilbride.

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NI 500 - The exceptionally brave - 500th issue - March, 2017
Syrian refugees at a clinic in Jordan.

The role of climate change in the Syria crisis: how the media got it wrong

Alex Randall argues that the conclusions drawn were the wrong ones.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
A general view shows a damaged street with sandbags used as barriers in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district, Syria March 6, 2015.

Pt 1/3: A British-Syrian’s experience of a refugee's journey

The reality of civil war and migration rips identity apart while exposing new hope in humanity, writes Danny Ryan Youssef.

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

Reasons to be cheerful

Stories to give us cheer this month.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Nesrîn Abdullah, left, with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Amina Osse.

Military fatigues and floral scarves

Rahila Gupta meets women fighters in Rojava who are leading the charge towards a radical democracy.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Layan, walks along a road in the Bekka Valley, eastern Lebanon. Layan has been supported by Kafa, a Lebanese organization that supports women who have experienced, or are at risk of, exploitation and gender-based violence.

Five years of Syrian crisis hits women hard

Tabitha Ross describes how the conflict is affecting women exposed to gender-based violence, and the vital work of one Lebanese organization seeking to combat it.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

Making waves: Kholoud Waleed

Dario Sabaghi talks to Kholoud Waleed about her battle for freedom of speech in Syria.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Mixed messages: refugees have received a varied reception as they journey through Europe. Here, a policeman plays with a girl last September in Denmark, a cut-through for many Syrian and Iraqi refugees heading for Sweden.

Fight for the heart of Europe

On the frontlines of the refugee crisis in Lesvos, Hazel Healy finds loss, humanity – and answers.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Resources and further reading

Resources and further reading

Action, resources and further reading on Syria.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
Children pose for a picture in the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan.

What do Syrians Want?

The story of how Rafif Jouejati organized a survey in a warzone, and the answers she got.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
Members of the White Helmets rescue children in Aleppo after an air strike by the Syrian armed forces, June 2014.

Rushing towards death

It has been called the most dangerous job in the world. The White Helmets are a fearless volunteer force that has pulled thousands of Syrians from the rubble left by the regime's deadly barrel bombs.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
Aref Tarikh (‘The Syrian people know their way’) is a collective of Syrian artists producing political posters. This image is a comment on breaking the fear instilled by the regime’s security apparatus. It reads: ‘This is civil disobedience. There is no need to stay quiet any more.’

Singing in the kingdom of silence

The Syrian revolution released a flood of artistic and intellectual creativity. Four years later, it has not subsided.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015

Bravery's edge

Thousands of unknown activists have risked their lives to defy extremism and violence. Daniel Adamson interviews some of them.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
Yara and Mazen in Damascus, in happier times.

‘I love you, and you love 20 million people’

Yara Badr, Darwish’s wife, says she always knew she’d have to share him with the rest of Syria.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015

Free Mazen Darwish

We must stand in solidarity with Syria’s human rights defenders, says Salman Rushdie.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015

Syrian conflict - the facts

The death toll, political prisoners and timeline of the Syrian civil war.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015

Is anybody out there?

ISIS’ savagery must not blind us to the bravery of civil-society activists, says Hania Mourtada.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
Syrian artist Tammam Azzam celebrates the power of creative protest in this digital artwork titled ‘Demonstration’.

A resilient revolution

Nonviolent activists are holding out in Syria, despite the destruction. Do not abandon them, says Daniel Adamson.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015

Art and soul

Syrian artists in exile feel free to express themselves and their politics, discovers Lydia James.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014

Night flight

As the civil war in Syria escalates, over two million people have fled across its borders. Jordan had received 515,000 refugees by the end of August. David Brunetti’s images capture the scene.

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NI 466 - Where have all the girls gone? - October, 2013

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
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