Breakfast in Berbera. A young man eats in a tea shop in one of Somaliland’s coastal towns, which is drawing in former pastoralists who are re-training as fishers.Tommy Trenchard/Panos

A taste of hope

With herders under threat from global heating in Somaliland, the government has hatched a plan to move millions to the coast. But can pastoralists adapt to fishing? Alice Rowsome and Yahye Xanas investigate.

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NI 532 - Courage and terror in Myanmar - July, 2021
Libertad Gómez, who crossed the gender barrier to become adept in the traditional Zoque decorative artform of  making ceremonial offerings with mango leaves and flowers.Photo: Changiz M Varzi

Cresting the wave

Changiz M Varzi meets Mexican indigenous women artists who are defying convention.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
Colour-co-ordinated laundry hanging out to dry in the background, children play in the parking lot of Cissie Gool House, an unused government hospital in the Woodstock neighbourhood, occupied by 700 evictees from the area since 2017.Image: Lerato Maduna

Fighting dispossession

Cape Town’s citizens’ groups are not taking housing injustice lying down, according to Ben Verghese and Ilham Rawoot.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
All images accompanying this article are from Bihać, Bosnia, close to the border with Croatia. 
Worldly goods: an Afghan asylum-seeker with blankets and a sleeping bag donated by a local NGO, January 2021.  Due to their existence in unheated makeshift shelters, refugees often risk hypothermia and serious illness.Photo: Michele Amoruso

Beaten back

The vicious game of hounding out asylum-seekers in Europe continues in defiance of international law. Katie Dancey-Downs reports.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
Lesson under a tree. Showing photographs and talking about the differences between Britain and Burkina Faso to a class of schoolchildren in 1995.Photo: Claude Sauvageot

New Internationalist: the first 50 years – and the next

Chris Brazier looks back over a career as a co-editor that stretches back to 1984, remembering highlights and dark moments from Nicaragua to Vietnam, South Africa to Western Sahara and Burkina Faso.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
Photos and descriptions of missing loved ones, many thought to have been trafficked to India, cover a board at a border police station in Bhairahawa, Nepal. Once in India or overseas, it is extremely difficult for trafficked persons – a third of whom are children – to escape. They are usually held captive, do not know the language, cannot afford to travel home and in many cases are bonded to their captors by fabricated debt.Photo: Violeta Santos Moura

Spirited away

Violeta Santos Moura’s poignant photo-essay reveals the tragedy of Nepal’s human-trafficking crisis – and the courage of those fighting back.

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NI 530 - Democracy on the edge - March, 2021
Images from Algiers of the demonstrations marking the first anniversary of the Hirak, 22 February 2020, before the pandemic brought a halt to such mass gatherings. The cake proclaims that the regime (système) has to move (dégage), a popular slogan of the protests.Photos: Riad Kaced

‘The people want independence!’

The Covid-19 pandemic may have put Algeria’s revolutionary uprising temporarily on hold, but, as Hamza Hamouchene observes, the will to topple the military regime remains strong.

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NI 527 - Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic - September, 2020
Children pose for a picture in the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

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. Photo: Sultan Kitaz / Reuters

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
Syrian artist Tammam Azzam celebrates the power of creative protest in this digital artwork titled ‘Demonstration’.Photo: Tammam Azzam

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
Wong Maye-E/AP Photo

The unreported year

Stories that didn't make the mainstream media in 2013.

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NI 469 - Why are we locking up migrants? - January, 2014
Night flight

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
‘We all played together, Hindus and Muslims alike’ – sitting in his childhood home, Sanjay Tickoo recalls happier times.Sofi Lundin

In the valley of conflict

Sofi Lundin reports on the story of the Kashmiri Pandits, a minority group driven from their homes in the beautiful but strife-torn Kashmir Valley.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013
A world wide web of change

A world wide web of change

The fundamentals of digital activism are little different from its analogue ancestry, argues Adam Ma'anit

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NI 435 - Seed savers - September, 2010
Divided we fall: social inequality adversely affects the rich as well as the poor.Mark Henley / PANOS

Inequality costs the earth

Greater equality, both between and within nations, would be better for us all - as well as for the planet. Bob Hughes considers the facts.

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NI 433 - Deported! What happened next? - June, 2010
Worlds apart: the plight of India’s poor is worsened by the caste system and income inequality.Mark Henley / PANOS

Mean machine

Danny Dorling explains how class divisions reinforce social inequality and lower the level of public debate.

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NI 433 - Deported! What happened next? - June, 2010
Callixte Mbarushimana, acting head of the terrorist FDLR, enjoying the good life in France.

Murderers, you are welcome!

Jean Baptiste Kayigamba, who lost most of his family in the Rwandan genocide, wonders why Britain and France are harbouring the major perpetrators and whether recent legal changes will make a difference.

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NI 432 - Iraq - seven years later - May, 2010
Ethiopia’s endangered democracy

Ethiopia’s endangered democracy

With elections fast approaching, Nick Hunt exposes how Meles Zenawi’s Government has turned its back on its people.

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NI 431 - Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! - April, 2010
A soldier’s story

A soldier’s story

Gopal Mitra experienced the violence and tragedy of Kashmir firsthand, but is hopeful of a peaceful future, as Jeremy Seabrook discovers.

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NI 431 - Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! - April, 2010

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Democracy on the edge March, 2021
Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic September, 2020
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
Why are we locking up migrants? January, 2014
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Seed savers September, 2010
Life beyond growth July, 2010
Deported! What happened next? June, 2010
Deported! What happened next? June, 2010
Iraq - seven years later May, 2010
Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! April, 2010
Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! April, 2010
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