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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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
A girl attends a rally to remember missing and murdered indigenous women in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside on Valentine's Day, 2015.Photo: Sergei Bachlakov/Xinhua/Alamy

An open wound

Janet Nicol reports on Canada's Highway of Tears.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
Photo: Rafto Foundation

Making Waves: Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

Bahraini activist Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja smiles in the face of adversity.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
Paranoid empire

Paranoid empire

Nathalie Olah considers Europe's fortress mentality in relation to migrants.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015

Cosying up to the Saudis

Our government has a charmingly cosy relationship with Saudi Arabia, writes Chris Coltrane.

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NI 481 - Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? - April, 2015
‘We are all Ayotzinapa’

‘We are all Ayotzinapa’

Andalusia Knoll looks at the recent case of the 43 missing students.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
A skull is measured and marked by anthropologist Selket Callejas.Photo: James Rodriguez

Where are the disappeared?

DNA breakthrough gives hope to Guatemalans still searching for the graves of their loved ones.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
Photo: Wolter Peeters

Making waves: Barat Ali Batoor

The Afghan photo-journalist is using his own experience of asylum to help others. He speaks to Michelle Slater.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
Photo: Jon Cartwright

So much for free speech...

It's a complicated issue, admits Kate Smurthwaite.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014

Country profile: Israel

Facts, figures and images from Israel.

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NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014

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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
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Feminism fights back July, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
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