Psychologist Valentina Eremicheva leads a group therapy lesson at the Centre for Social and Psychological Rehabilitation in Dzerzhynsk, near the frontline in eastern Ukraine.

Breaking the trauma taboo

Michiel Driebergen and Alex Masi meet volunteers providing much-needed psychological support in war-torn Ukraine.

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Across the barricades: Nicosia is Europe’s last divided capital city.

Caught in the middle

Cyprus may want to determine its own future, but its geopolitical importance means that Britain and the US have other ideas. Darren Loucaides reports.

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‘We are ready’

What would a free West Papua look like? Benny Wenda and Rex Rumakiek from the ULMWP – West Papua’s government-in-waiting – lay out their visions for a new country.

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Take action for West Papua!

Join international movements to support the West Papuan freedom struggle.

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Papuan and Indonesian students from People's Solidarity for Democracy (SORAK) create a street performance for West Papuan human rights in Bandung, West Papua, December 2016; Indonesian police at a West Papuan freedom rally, 2016; A busy highway in Jayapura. Two-thirds of the city's population is now non-Papuan.

Voices from the ground

How does living under the occupation affect the lives of ordinary West Papuans? Veronica Koman spoke to five current residents of West Papua to hear their stories.

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The Black Sistaz: Petra, Lea and Rosa Rumwaropen.

The drumbeat of resistance

‘The struggle is in the song, and the song is in the struggle.’ West Papuan musician Ronny Kareni explains the vital role of Melanesian culture in the fight for freedom.

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The river of Aikwa, once a local water source, now turned thick and silver by tailings from Freeport’s Grasberg mine.

Sacrifice Zone: BP, Freeport and the West Papuan independence struggle

Connor Woodman reveals the ties that bind transnational mining companies to the Indonesian occupation.

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West Papua: the facts

Putting the most important information about West Papua at your fingertips.

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A resistance gathering in the West Papuan highlands.

Morning star rising

After 54 years of struggle under Indonesian rule, is freedom finally in sight for West Papua? Danny Chivers investigates.

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Surrogates in India, such as this woman, carrying a child for a couple in the US, earned around $6,000 for each pregnancy until the government banned it in August 2016.

Global babies: who benefits?

Surrogacy has become an international trade that needs tighter regulation, argues Miranda Davies.

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Traditional roles: girls in Mozambique are taught from a young age to be housewives. But some young women are finding the strength to forge their own paths.

A second chance

Rebecca Cooke meets young women in Mozambique who are defying the odds and resisting child marriage.

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It may be cold outside, but the welcome is warm: Ann and Nick (left) with the Al Khatoufs.

A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

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The populist moment

Don’t just think of it as a dirty word, says Richard Swift; a genuine populism of the Left is long overdue.

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Fond hopes that die: Angelo Lafuente’s mother visits his grave. His body, riddled with bullets and covered in torture marks, was found by a filthy river that feeds into the Manila bay. She blames the police for his death.

Mr Tough

The violence of the Duterte regime in the Philippines and the devotion of his fans, as witnessed by Iris C Gonzales.

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International solidarity: Donald Trump’s inauguration on 20 January saw protests across the world – even in Antarctica. This image comes from a demonstration outside the US embassy in London.

The Establishment is not a viable candidate

The Trump shock shows that the same old same old is no longer an option. Jonathan Matthew Smucker on building the progressive alternative.

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Whose truth is it anyway?

Swallowing the lies – or ‘alternative facts’ – of populist politicians is having profound consequences. NJ Enfield takes a fresh look at a potent old tradition – and suggests a way forward.

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Is democracy in danger?

Rising distrust of politicians and parliaments, declining voter turnouts – these are now common trends in many established democracies. But is support for democracy itself ebbing away?

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Stormy, vibrant, paradoxical times

As the New Internationalist embarks on its great, democratic, community shares experiment, Vanessa Baird explores the contradictions of today’s media landscape.

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Paroxysm: Robin Roy, a fervent Donald Trump supporter, eyeballs her idol. 
This image was clicked during Trump’s presidential campaign, but Roy’s enthusiasm has not wavered now that he holds office.

The will of the people

Hardliners are thriving on popular disenchantment with politics. Dinyar Godrej on the challenge they pose.

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A pretence of progress

Jeremy Seabrook considers the past, present and future implications of a growing inequality.

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‘Can I live with a weight of not doing something? I think that’s far heavier,’ says Luaty.

Dancing with fear

The story of rapper Luaty Beirão, who dares to talk democracy in Angola. By Marc Herzog.

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While Bangui was full of armed rebels, Tatiana rescued girls and young women who had nowhere else to go.

The ambassador of joy

Tatiana Vivienne reaches out to women in the violence-torn Central African Republic. She talks to Louisa Waugh.

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Remembering LGBTI activists murdered in Honduras –  200 since the 2009 coup

Justice turns its back on us

Impunity rules in today's Honduras. Trans Activist Jlo Córdoba survives assassination attempts to speak to Dina Meza

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Everybody's target

He is repeatedly attacked by both sides in the Syrian conflict, but Abdullah Al Khateeb sees no reason to quit. By Erin Kilbride.

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West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
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