Journalist Rafael Leon.Photo: Supreme Court of Lima

Peru’s independent media under attack

A blow for press freedom occurs just as the country prepares for a new ultra-right government, writes Stephanie Boyd.

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President Dilma Rousseff.Photo: Agência Brasil Fotografias under a Creative Commons Licence

Impeachment of Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff is a setback for the whole country

Increased political polarization has fueled the growth of the far right wing and repression of social movements, writes Sarah Roure.

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Photo: Mehr Demokratie under a Creative Commons Licence

TTIP fatally wounded, but its ‘ugly brother’ is still a threat

The Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) is looking a lot less likely, but we’re still not safe from toxic trade deals, writes Guy Taylor.

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The Panama Papers: a podcast special

The Panama Papers: a podcast special

The latest taxcast from the Tax Justice Network discusses the biggest offshore leak in history.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
BP is loath to admit that campaigners have won the art sponsorship PR battle.Photo © Andrew Perry

Artful dodging

Five reasons not to buy BP’s story about the end of its sponsorship deals.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Deacon Elineide Ferreira de Oliveira who runs a safe house in Brazil.Photo: Christian Aid / Tom Price

Faith and Gender Justice

It’s clear that we will not achieve gender equality unless we work positively with faith communities, including with men and boys, writes Helen Dennis.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

Are US politicians serious about tackling corruption?

In this month’s podcast, our friends at the Tax Justice Network ask ‘is the US president really serious about tackling corruption in the finance sector?’

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Photo: Rochelle Hartman under a Creative Commons Licence

‘Acts of solidarity are what make us human’

Though facing overwhelming struggles of their own, teachers at the NUT conference in Brighton have been showing a true spirit of internationalism, writes Jo Lateu.

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A dalit manual scavenging.Photo: Dalit Network under a Creative Commons Licence

Drowning in liquid filth – in 21st century India

We pretend that people are not condemned to the caste system, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

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Gathering at the Bourse, in honour of victims of terrorism, Brussels 23 March 2016.Photo: Valentina Calà

The Brussels Attacks

Our pain and rage are immense, but we need reason and understanding more than ever, Frank Barat writes.

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UN staff have been expelled from MINURSO's headquarters in Laayoune.Photo: Guillaume Galdrat

With no UN to watch, Saharawis fear Moroccan regime

Local activists are expecting a brutal crackdown from the police, writes John Richards.

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Photo: Pedro Szekely

Calculating the environmental benefits of peace in Colombia

The costs of the 50-year conflict add up to ecocide. Doug Weir reports.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Layan, walks along a road in the Bekka Valley, eastern Lebanon. Layan has been supported by Kafa, a Lebanese organization that supports women who have experienced, or are at risk of, exploitation and gender-based violence.Photo: Christian Aid / Tabitha Ross

Five years of Syrian crisis hits women hard

Tabitha Ross describes how the conflict is affecting women exposed to gender-based violence, and the vital work of one Lebanese organization seeking to combat it.

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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, now running for the 2016 Democratic Party presidential nomination, stopped by the Googleplex for a 'fireside chat' with Eric Schmidt, July 2014.Photo: Youtube screenshot

If Google and Facebook can flip elections does code now rule the real world?

Internet users used to be worried about government control of the web but the opposite may be true, writes Chris Spannos

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A Murmillo battling a Thracian in the ampitheater of Arles.Photo: Ken & Nyetta

Hail Caesar! The personal whim of not so fair trade

The struggle for real Fairtrade is reminiscent of gladiator battles, writes Ben O'Hanlon.

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Katharine Jefferts Schori was elected 10 years ago in 2006 as the first female Presiding Bishop in the history of the Episcopal Church and also the first female primate in the Anglican Communion.Photo: Jonathunder under a Creative Commons Licence

Worse than fiction: discrimination against women

Domestic violence has deep roots within modern society, but too often our legal system privileges the status quo instead of protecting the vulnerable, writes Brian Loffler.

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The EU-Turkey summit exposes our inhumanity to refugees

Open and democratic societies cannot be built on fear and hatred, writes Nick Dearden.

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Baiga women and children in protest walk, India, 2003.Photo: Simon Williams / Ekta Parishad under a Creative Commons Licence

Dalits and Adivasis protest their unequal share in 2016 budget

The new scheme lacks understanding and will continue to marginalize the most vulnerable, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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Gaza, February 2007.Photo by Marcin Monko

Universalizing environmental and human rights

As UN special rapporteur on the right to a healthy environment presents his report today, Doug Weir explains why this is especially important in armed conflict.

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Filipino climate and environmental activists helped mobilize thousands during the global people’s climate march during the weekend before the opening of COP21.Photo by Loi Manalansan/Kalikasan

At COP21, the people and future generations will be failed once again

The Paris Agreement shows how powerful nations have imposed their will at the climate negotiations, writes Clemente Bautista.

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Which way after Paris Agreement?

La Via Campesina’s agro-ecology and food sovereignty offers one possible path toward climate justice, writes Marienna Pope-Weidemann in part one of this two part series.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Clearing for a coal mine, central Kalimantan forest.Photo: IndoMet in the Heart of Borneo under a Creative Commons Licence

Coal’s hidden ‘double whammy’

Millions of hectares of forest are threatened by coal mining, warns Saskia Ozinga.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Global Village, Paris, France, COP21, December 2015.Photo by Marienna Pope-Weidemann

The Global Village for the Alternative

Activists in Paris are laying out inspiring visions for a fair and sustainable future – with the help of 196 stolen bank chairs, writes Samir Dathi.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Rwanda is attending the Paris Climate Talks (COP21) and calling for strong action on climate change to reduce temperature increases to below 1.5 degrees Celsius.Photo: MINIRENA Rwanda under a Creative Commons Licence

Africa’s green, clean, sustainable future

Development in the industrialized world has come at a high price, writes Mohamed Adow.

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Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
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