Riek Machar (left) and Salva Kiir (right) sit for an official photo. Picture: Albert Gonzalez Farran/AFP/Getty Images

Worldbeaters: Sava Kiir Mayardit and Riek Machar

Richard Swift takes aim at Sava Kiir Mayardit and Riek Machar, once friends but now foes at the pinnacle of violent South Sudanese politics.

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Control Arms under a Creative Commons Licence.

When petitions and protests aren’t enough: what next?

Andrea Needham, who 20 years ago was arrested for disarming weapons bound for Indonesia, argues for bold action for peace and justice.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Syrian refugees at a clinic in Jordan.

The role of climate change in the Syria crisis: how the media got it wrong

Alex Randall argues that the conclusions drawn were the wrong ones.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Nesrîn Abdullah, left, with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Amina Osse.

Military fatigues and floral scarves

Rahila Gupta meets women fighters in Rojava who are leading the charge towards a radical democracy.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

The freedom of the city

Trust between communities is being rebuilt, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
Gaza, February 2007.

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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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
In search of lost soldiers

In search of lost soldiers

Families of missing POWs are still waiting for answers after 44 years, says Jas Uppal.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015
A Bosnian woman weeps over the remains of family members recovered from a mass grave, victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Moment of truth for Balkan war crimes tribunal

Radovan Karadzic will receive his sentence in December - but the International Criminal Tribunal is also under scrutiny, writes Nathalie Olah.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
Secret Agent Orange

Secret Agent Orange

Katie McQue on Agent Orange's toxic legacy.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Letter from Bangui

Peacekeeping without peacebuilding is doomed to fail, says Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
Unseen: the psychological impact of Israel’s attacks on Gaza will have a profound long-term effect on Palestinians.

A deeper pain

The daily reality of life in Gaza creates unseen psychological scars, writes psychiatrist Samah Jabr.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
‘No to fascism!’ Provocative and emotive posters and images have become commonplace in Ukraine’s propaganda assault.

When propaganda rules

Powerful, persuasive words and images in Ukraine’s information war have led to casualties of truth on all sides. Lily Hyde observes how, as Crimea and East Ukraine break away, a war of words turns lethal.

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014

Making Waves: Afghanistan's theatre of the oppressed

Encouraging people to act out their trauma results not just in empathy but in action. Hjalmar Jorge Joffre-Eichhorn has witnessed the transformation first hand.

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NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014
The US is pushing the Afghan government to sign an agreement that would allow US troops to arrest, detain and extradite any Afghan deemed to threaten its security interests.

Afghanistan: time to move on?

Ewa Jasiewicz wonders what the US troops will be leaving behind.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014

Dead bastards

Heaven help military personnel who blow the whistle. Alexa O’Brien is tracking the case of Chelsea Manning.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014
Jamal Salman receives treatment at Al-Wafa Rehabilitation Centre in Gaza. He was injured during an Israeli drone strike which killed his wife and brother-in-law. The father of two small children, he is now paraplegic and has limited use of one of his arms.

From hero to zero

Maysoon Zayid explores the challenges facing those disabled by war, occupation and prejudice.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Rescue workers deliver the coffin of one of the hostages to the hospital in the nearby town of Amenas.

Algerian gas plant terror: the real story

Used to justify Western military in North Africa, we have not been told the truth about the Tiguentourine attack reveals Jeremy Keenan.

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NI 461 - Demolition job - April, 2013
Watch you don't fall: supporters of President Bashar Assad stand atop a fountain during a rally in Damascus.

Syria's Catch-22

The current conflict has deep and tangled roots, as Tam Hussein explains.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
Not all Jews back Tel Aviv
policy. Ultra-Orthodox
protesters outside the
Republican convention
earlier this year.

Why American Jews are falling out of love with Israel

Outspoken scholar Norman Finkelstein speaks to Hazel Healy about his latest book Knowing Too Much.

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NI 453 - Protection racket - June, 2012

Gone for soldiers

The reality of conflict, from World War One to Afghanistan, has had a terrible impact on Joe Glenton and his family.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 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
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Demolition job April, 2013
Co-operatives July, 2012
Protection racket June, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
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