Good reasons to run

Good reasons to run

Felicity Thompson reports on Gambia's state of fear.

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Rights defenders, really?

Rights defenders, really?

Felicity Arbuthnot is not impressed by the appointment of a Saudi Arabian to the Human Rights Council.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

And finally... Susan Abulhawa

Graeme Green talks to the Palestinian American author and human rights activist.

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Free Khadija

Free Khadija

Onnik Krikorian on a case of unjust imprisonment in Azerbaijan.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
Gaza: unliveable by 2020

Gaza: unliveable by 2020

Claire Fauset on theshocking situation for Palestinians.

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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. Photo: Nikola Solic/ Reuters

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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Patricio Guzmán's search for the truth

Roxana Olivera meets the documentary filmmaker renowned for delving into Chile’s dark past.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
More than three million Europeans have sign a petition to stop the TTIP.Photo: Stop TTIP

Global Goals vs TTIP: trading human rights for profit

Three million concerned Europeans signed a petition against a controversial new trade deal that will undermine human rights, explains Mark Dearn.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015
Sex workers take to the streets in Paris, July 2015.Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP Photo

Amnesty's sex scandal

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

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This is transphobia: Verônica Bolina (left) as she was before being taken into police custody – and (right) after.

Staying alive

Visibility offers no protection for trans people in Brazil. Amanda Palha analyses the roots of violence and exclusion faced by her community – and its fight to stay alive.

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Calling time on the MDGs

No development process succeeds without the participation of those it targets, argues Maggie Black.

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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. 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

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
Photo: Tammam Azzam

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’.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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10 economic myths December, 2015
10 economic myths December, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 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
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