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
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

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

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
Home no more: the Pandit minority were forced to flee their houses along the Jhelum river in Srinagar more than 20 years ago.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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
Captive blue fin tuna inside a transport cage. The cage is being towed by a tug from fishing grounds in Libya to Tuna farms in Sicily.

The fall of King Tuna

The fate of our favourite fish hangs in the balance. Sara Holden and Greg McNevin explain what needs to be done to give it, and countless other ocean dwellers, a fighting chance.

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NI 431 - Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! - April, 2010
Optimism in action as a Bolivian bus crosses a flooded high plain. M Rogers / UNEP / Still Pictures

To live...

New hope for international action on global warming has come from Bolivia, where President Evo Morales is convening a People’s World Conference on Climate Change. Vanessa Baird reports on a multifaceted initiative.

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NI 430 - Globalization on the rocks - March, 2010
The smile of solidarity: Rami (left) and Bassan.

Brothers in peace

Israeli Rami Elhanan and Palestinian Bassam Aramin forged an unlikely friendship through a terrible tragedy. They share their story.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010
Marchers pass the Brazilian Congress in the capital Brasilia, May 2005.

We are millions

The MST (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra – Brazil’s landless people’s movement) – has been described as the world’s most dynamic social movement. Gibby Zobel joins in its 25th anniversary celebrations and explains why its existence is more important than ever.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
Tarnac and the Echoes

Tarnac and the Echoes

L’affaire Tarnac is a story little-followed outside of France. Horatio Morpurgo tracks down the collective – whose members have been accused by the police of terrorist activity – and explains why we should all be paying more attention.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
Friends embrace in the streets of Dhaka. Displays of male affection are common but homosexuality is considered unacceptable in Islamic Bangladesh.

Love in a grey zone

In Bangladesh, homosexuality is illegal. Delwar Hussain talks to Suleman, a gay imam, about what this means for him and his partner.

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NI 427 - Terror takeover - November, 2009

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
The family of a five-year-old killed during a raid by the Lao People's Army mourn at the child's grave. Thousands of Hmong, who fought or collaborated with the CIA until communists took over the country in 1975, remain hidden in the jungles of Laos. Photo by Tomas van Houtryve / Panos

Jungle orphans

Nick Harvey reports on the position of the Hmong – both inside Laos and the bleak refugee camps of Thailand.

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009
An internally displaced girl carries a pitcher of water in the Swat Valley.

Why Pakistan's Taliban win as they lose

Pakistan's army offensive has wrongfooted the Taliban. But the larger war of ideas has yet to be won. Pervez Hoodbhoy explains.

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009
Dambisa Moyo.

Boon or burden?

Some call it 'live aid'. Some call it 'dead aid'. The debate is raging. Vanessa Baird and Jonathan Glennie tell the story so far...

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009
The case for real aid

The case for real aid

Jonathan Glennie takes on both the aid optimists and the pessimists.

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009

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Article title From magazine Publication date
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
Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! April, 2010
Globalization on the rocks March, 2010
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Terror takeover November, 2009
Islam in power October, 2009
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
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