Dirty work: a digger at
the Marange diamond
fields in Zimbabwe.Robin Hammond/ Panos

Kimberley Process 'whitewashes' blood diamonds

Aoife Allen describes how The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme is not doing enough to clean up the gems trade.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Women gather outside Cairo’s
State Council court to protest
against virginity tests.Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters

Blue bras and mettle: Egypt's women stand their ground

Libby Powell reflects on last year's International Womens Day when women took to the streets of Egypt to fight for their rights.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
And Finally... Juliet Stevenson Mark Cuthbert/UK Press/Press Association Images

And Finally... Juliet Stevenson

Successful actor and would-be human rights lawyer Juliet Stevenson on the disgrace of locking up children, and the importance of good-story-telling.

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NI 449 - Haiti two years on - January, 2012
A protester in West Papua, face painted with the ‘Morning Star’ flag.Photo by Alexander P.

West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It's 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011

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Adapt or die April, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
The arms trade December, 2011
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