A scene from AH5787, which is touring the country in pursuit of justice.FROZAN

Theatre of justice

Drama is helping victims, writes Hadi Ogal.

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The blight of impunity

Human rights activist Horia Mosadiq takes her Government to task.

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Afghanistan - The Facts

The basics, conflict, aid & social equality in Afghanistan.

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Two of Aina’s photographers, Farzana Wahidy and Freshta Kohistany, present contrasting images of contemporary Afghan womanhood. Behind them is the Kabul River Bazaar.Fardin Waezi / Aina Photo Agency / Afghanistan

Beyond the burqa

Sex, dating and the struggle for modernity, by Zuhra Bahman.

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A brief history of Afghanistan

The fighting, the pain and the hunger for change

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Western troops must use different methods and strategies to stop harming civilians.Gulbuddin Elham / Aina Photo Agency / Afghanistan

Losing Afghans

How to lose friends and alienate people, by Kabul defence journalist, Khabaryal.

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Adaptability is plentiful, as this family in Herat Province demonstrates. But after seven years of occupation, where is Afghanistan heading?Fardin Waezi / Aina Photo Agency / Afghanistan

Afghanistan on the edge

And the West acting like it knows best... again. Isn’t it time we listened to Afghans, asks Vanessa Baird?

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Rebels with a cause

Popular rebellion has often accompanied oppressive taxation. Almost all the protests were against taxes that ignored the ability to pay. Here are just a few examples.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
A supporter of Germany’s Green Party reacts to first exit polls of German general elections in Berlin.REUTERS / Petr Josek

Why ecotaxes may not be the answer

Tax will, sooner or later, have to follow the environmental agenda. Nicola Liebert reports on mixed experiences so far, even in Germany. Top dodger: The British Monarchy

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Peter the Great trims a taxpayer’s beard in a contemporary Russian cartoon.All images: Mary Evans Picture Library

A short history of TAXATION

A history of the eternal fate of taxation: to be the abused or abusive means towards noble or ignoble ends, never quite able to escape its association with extortion and war.

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People join hands outside UN building in Bangkok to commemorate International Day for Eradication of Poverty.Sukree Sukplang / Reuters

Tax the richest: why are we waiting?

As the UN goes in search of more funds to eliminate poverty, David Hillman reckons he knows where they’re hiding. Top dodger: Tesco

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Tax Injustice – the facts

Tax Injustice – the facts

The measure of just tax is the ability to pay. The world’s tax system today is unjust, shifting the burden from rich to poor – and failing altogether to address the green agenda. Here are the facts and figures.

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Illustration: Kate Charlesworth

Can pay.. won't pay!

How John Christensen made a banker hide his head in his hands in the tax haven of Jersey. Top dodgers: Leona Helmsley, The Prince of Liechtenstein

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Tax justice and the global fiddle

David Ransom listens to the false notes being played by an orchestra of financial instruments. Top dodgers: Bono, Rupert Murdoch.

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Aamjiwnaang activist and ‘toxic tour’ guide Ron Plain (right). The Chippewa community’s cemetery flanked by petro-chemical plants (centre). A warning sign (left) beside a pond on the native reserve – the land is laced with poisons from decades of pollution and spills. Photo by *Wayne Ellwood*

This toxic life

They’re in our homes and our workplace, in the air we breathe and in the food we eat. Wayne Ellwood argues that toxic chemicals are changing the nature of nature.

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Message in a bottle

Message in a bottle

It’s a fashion statement and an environmental nightmare. Zoe Cormier examines one of the most successful marketing ploys ever – bottled water.

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Abandon the toxic treadmill!

Abandon the toxic treadmill!

Things you can do to avoid toxic plastics. PLUS the Action / Campaign directory.

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Plastic plants

Plastic plants

As oil supplies dwindle, the plastic industry is pinning its hopes on biomass. Not a great idea, reasons Jim Thomas.

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Plastic bits mixed with beach sand (top); ‘plastic soup’ (bottom) dredged from the Pacific.Photo: Algalita Marine Research Foundation

Sea of garbage

The good ship Alguita sails an ocean choked with plastic. Blog by Anna Cummins.

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Dignity and the decent facility

Dignity and the decent facility

Women desperately want toilets – but not as a health aid. Libby Plumb reports.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
A lifetime in muck

A lifetime in muck

Unbelievably, people still exist whose task in life is shovelling shit, as Mari Marcel Thekaekara explains.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
For our convenience

For our convenience

Toilets have been around since the days of Elizabeth I. Systems old and new.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008

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Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
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